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Postcolonial ecologies : literatures of the environment / edited by Elizabeth DeLoughrey and George B. Handley
Alternate Title Literatures of the environment
New York : Oxford University Press, c2011
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 4th Floor  PR9080.5 .P68 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism
Ecology in literature
Human ecology in literature
Postcolonialism in literature
Ecocriticism
Physical Description xi, 348 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: toward an aesthetics of the earth / Elizabeth DeLoughrey and George B. Handley -- Cultivating community: counterlandscaping in Kiran Desai's The inheritance of loss / Jill Didur -- Haiti's elusive paradise / LeGrace Benson -- Toward a Caribbean ecopoetics: Derek Walcott's Language of plants / Elaine Savory -- Deforestation and the yearning for lost landscapes in Caribbean literature / Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert -- The postcolonial ecology of the new world baroque: Alejo Carpentier's The lost steps / George B. Handley -- Forest fictions and ecological crises: reading the politics of survival in Mahasweta Devi's "Dhowli" / Jennifer Wenzel -- Stranger in the eco-village: environmental time, race, and ecologies of looking / Rob Nixon -- What the whales would tell us: cetacean communication in novels by Witi Ihimaera, Linda Hogan, Zakes Mda, and Amitav Ghosh / Jonathan Steinwand -- Compassion, commodification, and The lives of animals: J.M. Coetzee's recent fiction / Allison Carruth -- "Tomorrow there will be more of us": Toxic postoloniality in Animal's people / Pablo Mukherjee -- Heliotropes: solar ecologies and Pacific radiations / Elizabeth DeLoughrey -- Activating voice, body, and place: Kanaka Maoli and Maʹohi writings for Kahoʹolawe and Moruroa / Dina El Dessouky -- "Out of this great tragedy will come a world class tourism destination": disaster, ecology, and post-tsunami tourism development in Sri Lanka / Anthony Carrigan -- In place: tourism, cosmopolitan bioregionalism, and Zakes Mda's The heart of redness / Byron Caminero-Santangelo
Alternate Author DeLoughrey, Elizabeth M., 1967-
Handley, George B., 1964-

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