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The new treason of the intellectuals: Can the University survive?

Thomas Docherty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526132741
eISBN:
9781526138965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132741.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book addresses the condition of the university today. There has been a fundamental betrayal of the institution by the political class, perverting it from its proper social and cultural ... More


Extending Ecocriticism: Crisis, Collaboration and Challenges in the Environmental Humanities

Peter Barry and William Welstead (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994396
eISBN:
9781526132260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994396.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This volume of essays explores the scope for a further extension of ecocriticism across the environmental humanities. Contributors, who include both established academics and early-career ... More


Kathleen Jamie: Essays and Poems on Her work

Rachel Falconer (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696000
eISBN:
9781474422284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This volume constitutes the first collection of scholarly essays devoted to a sustained critical assessment of the writings of Kathleen Jamie, one of Scotland’s leading contemporary poets. Nationally ... More


Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Pamela L. Caughie and Diana L. Swanson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf Writing the World addresses such themes as the creation of worlds through literary writing, Woolf’s reception as a world writer, world wars, and natural worlds in Woolf’s writings. The ... More


Ecology without Culture: Aesthetics for a Toxic World

Christine L. Marran

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901585
eISBN:
9781452958781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Ecology without Culture, Christine L. Marran introduces biotropes—material and semiotic figures that exist for human perception—to navigate how and why the material world has proven to be an ... More


Movie Poster: Alien Natures: Approach: Ecocriticism

Peter Childs

in Texts: Contemporary Cultural Texts and Critical Approaches

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620432
eISBN:
9780748671700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620432.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A film poster is usually designed as part of the post-production process. The major filming has already occurred but aspects such as the score, the credit and title sequences, and the marketing ... More


Earth, Ecocriticism, and Economics: Diab’-là

Louise Hardwick

in Joseph Zobel: Négritude and the Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940735
eISBN:
9781786945044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940735.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Zobel’s first novel, Diab’-là. The analysis focuses on the incendiary, revolutionary potential of this literary debut, situating it in its original context in the era of ... More


Fluid Figures in “Anna Livia Plurabelle”: An Ecocritical Exploration of I.8

Margot Norris

in Joyce's Allmaziful Plurabilities: Polyvocal Explorations of Finnegans Wake

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061542
eISBN:
9780813051451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061542.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In her innovative ecocritical approach to I.8, Margot Norris explores the inseparability of river and women through the “figure” of ALP: the constrained but lively and liquid Liffey and the oppressed ... More


Landscape as Vocation

Oana Panaïté

in The Colonial Fortune in Contemporary Fiction in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940292
eISBN:
9781786944290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940292.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The second chapter continues the examination of the intimate and multifaceted relation between the colonial destination and the modern Western belief in the interconnectedness of individual and ... More


From Modernity to Sustainability

James Miller

in China's Green Religion: Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231175869
eISBN:
9780231544535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175869.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Modernity tends to frame religion as private spirituality and nature as objective materiality, each divorced from the other. Sinological scholarship on Daoism has tended to work within this framework ... More


The Noetics of Nature: Environmental Philosophy and the Holy Beauty of the Visible

Bruce V. Foltz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254644
eISBN:
9780823261024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254644.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Contemplative or “noetic” knowledge has been traditionally regarded as the highest mode of understanding, a view persisting in many non-Western cultures and in Eastern Christianity, where “thēoria ... More


Ecocriticism extends its boundaries

Peter Barry and William Welstead

in Extending Ecocriticism: Crisis, Collaboration and Challenges in the Environmental Humanities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994396
eISBN:
9781526132260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994396.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter maps out the richness of ecocriticism as it has extended its boundaries during the past decade from environmental literary texts to the wider environmental humanities. The still growing ... More


Halfway-to-whole things: ecologies of writing and collaboration

Philip Gross

in Extending Ecocriticism: Crisis, Collaboration and Challenges in the Environmental Humanities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994396
eISBN:
9781526132260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994396.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Philip Gross explains how he started to explore the creative process at the same time as the terms ‘ecocriticism’ and ‘ecopoetic’ made an appearance. Although he writes about the natural world, he ... More


Introduction

Rachel Falconer

in Kathleen Jamie: Essays and Poems on Her work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696000
eISBN:
9781474422284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Surveying the range of Kathleen Jamie's corpus to date, from the earliest collection of verse (Black Spiders,1982) to her poetry collection The Overhaul (2012), her volume of nature essays, ... More


‘The Tilt from One Parish to Another’: <i>The Tree House</i> and <i>Findings</i>

Peter Mackay

in Kathleen Jamie: Essays and Poems on Her work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696000
eISBN:
9781474422284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter addresses the questions of how humans interact with the natural landscape and the status of poets – as opposed to scientists and activists – in this interaction. It focuses on the recent ... More


Nature and Embodiment in <i>This Weird Estate</i>

Lucy Collins

in Kathleen Jamie: Essays and Poems on Her work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696000
eISBN:
9781474422284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In an essay entitled ‘Pathologies’ Jamie reflects on the role of the microscopic other in endangering human wellbeing and continuing life. This ‘inner natural world’ is both complex and contingent ... More


‘Connective Leaps’: <i>Sightlines</i> and <i>The Overhaul</i>

Louisa Gairn

in Kathleen Jamie: Essays and Poems on Her work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696000
eISBN:
9781474422284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The Overhaul and Sightlines extend Jamie’s call for attentive, observational writing; what she describes as a “new kind of work that renegotiate[s] our place in the natural world.” This involves not ... More


Nothing Happens, Twice: <i>Les Jours immobiles</i> becomes <i>Les Mains pleines d’oiseaux</i>

Louise Hardwick

in Joseph Zobel: Négritude and the Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940735
eISBN:
9781786945044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940735.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

I establish that Zobel’s second novel continues the project he commenced with Diab’-là in as much as it centres on a second Négritude-inspired depiction of a small local community. In addition, I ... More


Virginia Woolf’s Object-Oriented Ecology

Elsa Högberg

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay proposes that Virginia Woolf’s foregrounding of objects exposes the threat posed by human technology between the World Wars. It suggests that the most unsettling depictions of object ... More


Ecology without Culture

Christine L. Marran

in Ecology without Culture: Aesthetics for a Toxic World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901585
eISBN:
9781452958781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901585.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter introduces my concept of the “biotrope” to navigate the broader question of why and how the material world has proven to be such an effective medium for representing culture. It then ... More


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