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Nichols, Ashton, 1953-
Beyond romantic ecocriticism : toward urbanatural roosting / Ashton Nichols
1st ed
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PR468.N3 N53 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Nature in literature
Natural history in literature
Human ecology in literature
Philosophy of nature
Urban ecology (Biology)
Physical Description xxiii, 230 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Prologue: urbanatural roosting -- Spring, vernal roosting: romantic ecocriticism: March: a new urbanatural year & the history of natural history; April: poetry and science & nature as culture, culture as society; May: species science & saving cities, saving tigers -- Summer, estival roosting: ecocriticism: June: vestiges of time & Thoreau and urbanature; July: wild animals have no souls & ecomorphic urbanature; August: the loves of plants and animals & romantic poetry and pleasures of nature -- Fall, autumnal roosting: urbanature: September: from natural pleasure to natural pain & a perfect bird, a perfect poem; October: hawks I have watched & urbanatural roosting on display; November: science and poetry & a hard rain's gonna fall -- Winter, hibernal roosting: beyond romantic ecocriticism: December: zoos: romantic rhinos and Victorian vipers; January: displaying human beings & romantic urbanature; February: death and dying & ecomorphic ecocentrism
Series Nineteenth-century major lives and letters

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