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“All of Them Colors Was in Me”: Embodiment and Material Ecocriticism

Anissa Janine Wardi

in Morrison and the Natural World: An Ecology of Color

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834164
eISBN:
9781496834218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834164.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The introduction to Toni Morrison and the Natural World: An Ecology of Color maintains that African American literature, from its inception, has been steeped in environmental concerns and places ... More


Introduction: Encounters with Rock and Ice Between Science and Sublimity

Caroline Schaumann

in Peak Pursuits: The Emergence of Mountaineering in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300231946
eISBN:
9780300252828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300231946.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents a Humboldtian history of mountaineering in the long nineteenth century and reviews the scientific progress and aesthetic reverence that became available through the embodied ... More


Time, Weather, and Waste: Michel Tournier’s Gemini (Les Météores)

Jonathan F. Krell

in Ecocritics and Ecoskeptics: A Humanist Reading of Recent French Ecofiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622058
eISBN:
9781800341319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622058.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Gemini is the most geographical or spatial of Tournier’s novels. Natural occurrences like weather and tides, and spaces shaped by humans, like gardens and landfills, are key “characters” in the ... More


Deep Ecology Gone Wrong: J.-C. Rufin’s Globalia and Le Parfum d’Adam

Jonathan F. Krell

in Ecocritics and Ecoskeptics: A Humanist Reading of Recent French Ecofiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622058
eISBN:
9781800341319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622058.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Globalia and Le Parfum d’Adam J.-C. Rufin explores what could go wrong with the environmentalist movement, if it were co-opted by unwise or greedy leaders. Globalia is the sole country in a ... More


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