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Title The bioregional imagination : literature, ecology, and place / edited by Tom Lynch, Cheryll Glotfelty, and Karla Armbruster ; maps by Ezra Zeitler.
Published Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  PN98.E36 B56 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 438 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Big picture, local place: a conversation with David Robertson, Robert L. Thayer Jr. / Cheryll Glotfelty -- Still under the influence: the bioregional origins of the Hub City Writers Project / John Lane -- Representing Chicago wilderness / Rinda West -- "To become beavers of sorts": Eric Collier's memoir of creative ecology at Meldrum Creek / Norah Bowman-Broz -- The poetics of water: currents of reclamation in the Columbia River Basin / Chad Wriglesworth -- Restoring the imagination of place: narrative reinhabitation and the Po Valley / Serenella Iovino -- "This is what matters": reinhabitory discourse and the "poetics of responsibility" in the work of Janisse Ray / Bart Welling -- Mapping placelore: Tim Robinson's ambulation and articulation of Connemara as bioregion / Christine Cusick -- The challenge of writing bioregionally: performing the Bow River in Jon Whyte's Minisniwapta: Voices of the river / Harry Vandervlist -- Figures of life: Beverley Farmer's The seal woman as an Australian bioregional novel / Ruth Blair -- Melancholy botany: Charlotte Smith's bioregional poetic imaginary / Heather Kerr -- The nature of region: Russell Banks, New England, and New York / Kent C. Ryden -- Critical utopianism and bioregional ecocriticism / David Landis Barnhill -- Critical bioregionalist method in Dune: a position paper / Daniel Gustav Anderson -- "Los campos extranos de esta ciudad"/"The strange fields of this city": urban bioregionalist identity and environmental justice in Lorna Dee Cervantes's "Freeway 280" / Jill Gatlin -- Bioregionalism, postcolonial literatures, and Ben Okri's The Famished road / Erin James -- Seasons and nomads: reflections on bioregionalism in Australia / Libby Robin -- Reading climate change and work in the circumpolar north / Pavel Cenkl -- Douglas Livingstone's poetry and the (im)possibility of the bioregion / Dan Wylie -- "Fully motile and awaiting further instructions": thinking the feral into bioregionalism / Anne Milne -- Out of the field guide: teaching habitat studies / Laurie Ricou -- Switching on light bulbs and blowing up mountains: ecoliteracy and energy consumption in general education English courses / Wes Berry -- Teaching bioregional perception, at a distance / Laird Christensen -- Where you at 20.0 / Kathryn Miles, Mitchell Thomashow -- A bioregional booklist / Kyle Bladow.
Subject Bioregionalism in literature.
Ecology in literature.
Place (Philosophy) in literature.
Related Names Lynch, Tom, 1955-
Glotfelty, Cheryll.
Armbruster, Karla.
Zeitler, Ezra J.
ISBN 9780820341712 (cloth : alk. paper)
0820341711 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780820335926 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0820335924 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 755004222