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Introduction: The Hunting Writer: An Ecocritical Approach

Thomas P. Hodge

in Hunting Nature: Ivan Turgenev and the Organic World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750847
eISBN:
9781501750861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750847.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter talks about Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev who is known for his renowned ability to describe the natural world. It discusses the three basic, interconnected Russian terms for “nature”: natura, ... More


Richard Powers’s Strange Wonder

Heather Houser

in Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction: Environment and Affect

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165143
eISBN:
9780231537360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165143.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Through Richard Powers's The Gold Bug Variations (1991) and The Echo Maker (2006), this chapter examines wonder, an affect related to intellection that is essential to inspiring medical and ... More


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