The Resource Postcolonial green : environmental politics & world narratives, edited by Bonnie Roos & Alex Hunt, (electronic book)

Postcolonial green : environmental politics & world narratives, edited by Bonnie Roos & Alex Hunt, (electronic book)

Label
Postcolonial green : environmental politics & world narratives
Title
Postcolonial green
Title remainder
environmental politics & world narratives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bonnie Roos & Alex Hunt
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
820.9/36
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9080.5
LC item number
.P69 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
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  • Roos, Bonnie
  • Hunt, Alex
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Commonwealth literature (English)
  • Human ecology in literature
  • Ecology in literature
  • Colonies in literature
  • Postcolonialism in literature
  • Environmental justice in literature
  • Environmentalism in literature
  • Imperialism
  • Globalization
  • Ecocriticism
Label
Postcolonial green : environmental politics & world narratives, edited by Bonnie Roos & Alex Hunt, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: narratives of survival, sustainability, and justice / Bonnie Roos and Alex Hunt -- Asia and the South Pacific. Arundhati Roy: environment and uneven form / Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee; Jungle tide, devouring reef: (post)colonial anxiety and ecocritique in Sri Lankan literature / Sharae Deckard; Fragments of Shangri-La: "eco-Tibet" and its global circuits / Gang Yue; Diggers, strangers, and broken men: environmental prophecy and the commodifcation of nature in Keri Hulme's The bone people / Laura Wright -- Africa. "Ravaging the earth, wasting our patrimony": excess hunting, landscape depletion, and environmental apocalypticism in J. M. Coetzee's Waiting for the barbarians / Sheng-yen Yu; "Relations with food": agriculture, colonialism, and foodways in the writing of Bessie Head / Jonathan Highfield -- Rhetorics of endangerment: cultural difference and development in international ape conservation discourse / Neel Ahuja -- North America. Narrative currency in a changing climate: grounding the arctic amid shifting terrain / Pavel Cenkl; Wild madness: the Makah whale hunt and its aftermath / Caskey Russell; bad seed: imperiled biological and social diversity in Ruth Ozeki's All over creation / Rachel Stein -- South America and the Caribbean. Performing tropics: Alexander von Humboldt's Ansichten der natur and the colonial roots of nature writing / Sabine Wilke -- The poetic politics of ecological inhabitation in Neruda's Canto general and Cardenal's cosmic canticle / Patrick D. Murphy -- Rewriting Eden in Walcott's Omeros: a sea change of stories in visible silence / Bonnie Roos -- Afterword: postcolonial ecocriticism and the question of literature / Ursula K. Heise -- Bibliography
Control code
ebr10495612
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 301 p.
Form of item
electronic
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Postcolonial green : environmental politics & world narratives, edited by Bonnie Roos & Alex Hunt, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: narratives of survival, sustainability, and justice / Bonnie Roos and Alex Hunt -- Asia and the South Pacific. Arundhati Roy: environment and uneven form / Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee; Jungle tide, devouring reef: (post)colonial anxiety and ecocritique in Sri Lankan literature / Sharae Deckard; Fragments of Shangri-La: "eco-Tibet" and its global circuits / Gang Yue; Diggers, strangers, and broken men: environmental prophecy and the commodifcation of nature in Keri Hulme's The bone people / Laura Wright -- Africa. "Ravaging the earth, wasting our patrimony": excess hunting, landscape depletion, and environmental apocalypticism in J. M. Coetzee's Waiting for the barbarians / Sheng-yen Yu; "Relations with food": agriculture, colonialism, and foodways in the writing of Bessie Head / Jonathan Highfield -- Rhetorics of endangerment: cultural difference and development in international ape conservation discourse / Neel Ahuja -- North America. Narrative currency in a changing climate: grounding the arctic amid shifting terrain / Pavel Cenkl; Wild madness: the Makah whale hunt and its aftermath / Caskey Russell; bad seed: imperiled biological and social diversity in Ruth Ozeki's All over creation / Rachel Stein -- South America and the Caribbean. Performing tropics: Alexander von Humboldt's Ansichten der natur and the colonial roots of nature writing / Sabine Wilke -- The poetic politics of ecological inhabitation in Neruda's Canto general and Cardenal's cosmic canticle / Patrick D. Murphy -- Rewriting Eden in Walcott's Omeros: a sea change of stories in visible silence / Bonnie Roos -- Afterword: postcolonial ecocriticism and the question of literature / Ursula K. Heise -- Bibliography
Control code
ebr10495612
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 301 p.
Form of item
electronic
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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