Teaching Ecocriticism and Green Cultural Studies

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

EditorGreg Garrard

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Ecocriticism is one of the most vibrant fields of cultural study today, and environmental issues are controversial and topical. This volume captures the excitement of green reading, reflects on its relationship to the modern academy, and provides practical guidance for dealing with global scale, interdisciplinarity, apathy and scepticism.

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Ecocriticism is one of the most vibrant fields of cultural study today, and environmental issues are controversial and topical. This volume captures the excitement of green reading, reflects on its relationship to the modern academy, and provides practical guidance for dealing with global scale, interdisciplinarity, apathy and sceptici...

GREG GARRARD National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Bath Spa University, UK, where he teaches Poetry, Contemporary Literature, Ecocriticism and Animal Studies. He is Chair of ASLE-UKI and the author of Ecocriticism (Routledge 2004), as well as numerous essays on literatu...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230235034

ISBN - 13:9780230235038

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Introduction and Timeline
Ecocriticism and the 'Mission of English'; R.Kerridge
PART I: SCOPING SCALES
Walking in the Weathered World; A.Cassel
Encountering Social-Constructivist Rhetoric; E.Giddens
Teaching Romantic Ecology in Northern Canada; K.Hutchings
Teaching the Ecocriticism/Poco Dialogue; E.James
PART II: INTERDISCIPLINARY ENCOUNTERS
Literature and Ecology; L.Westling
Developing a Sense of Planet; U.K.Heise
The Return of the Animal; B.H.Welling & S.Kapel
Teaching Culture and Climate Change; G.Garrard& H.Gabriel
PART III: GREEN CULTURAL STUDIES
Teaching Green Cultural Studies and New Media; A.Lioi
Teaching Ecocriticism and Cinema; A.Ivakhiv
Practicing Deconstruction in an Age of Ecological Emergency; T.Morton
Selected Bibliography
Index