Ted Hughes: Environmentalist and Ecopoet (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
343
Utgivningsdatum
2017-09-20
Upplaga
1st ed. 2017
Förlag
Springer International Publishing AG
Illustratör/Fotograf
Bibliographie
Illustrationer
XI, 343 p.
Dimensioner
210 x 148 x 21 mm
Vikt
577 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Hardback
ISBN
9783319591766
Ted Hughes: Environmentalist and Ecopoet (inbunden)

Ted Hughes: Environmentalist and Ecopoet

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This book is the first book devoted entirely to Hughes as an environmental activist and writer. Drawing on the rapidly-growing interest in poetry and the environment, the book deploys insights from ecopoetics, ecocriticism and Anthropocene studies to analyse how Hughes's poetry reflects his environmental awareness. Hughes's understanding of environmental issues is placed within the context of twentieth-century developments in 'green' ideology and politics, challenging earlier scholars who have seen his work as apolitical. The unique strengths of this book lie in its combination of cutting-edge insights on ecocriticism with extensive work on the British Library's new Ted Hughes archive. It will appeal to readers who enjoy Hughes's work, as well as students and academics.
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1. Hughes and Ecopoetry.- 2. From Mytholmroyd to Mexborough: Origins of Hughes's Environmental Awareness.- 3. 'Long live the weeds and the wilderness': 'Green' Literary Influences.- 4. Animal Agency, America and Early Environmental Views.- 5. The Environmental Revolution.- 6. Hughes's Farming.- 7. 'Join Water'.- 8. Green Laureate.- 9. Global Environments.- 10. Hunting, Shooting, Fishing - And Conservation?.- Index.