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Writing for an Endangered World

Literature, Culture, and Environment in the U.S. and Beyond

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$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674012325

Publication Date: 09/15/2003

Short

384 pages

5-11/16 x 8-7/8 inches

Belknap Press

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. Toxic Discourse
  • 2. The Place of Place
  • 3. Flâneur’s Progress: Reinhabiting the City
  • 4. Discourses of Determinism
  • 5. Modernism and the Claims of the Natural World: Faulkner and Leopold
  • 6. Global Commons as Resource and as Icon: Imagining Oceans and Whales
  • 7. The Misery of Beasts and Humans: Nonanthropocentric Ethics versus Environmental Justice
  • 8. Watershed Aesthetics
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2002 John G. Cawelti Award, Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association
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