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By Lee Rozelle

Lee Rozelle probes the metaphor of environmental disaster in American literature of the final one hundred fifty years. In every one example, Rozelle reveals proof that the ecosublime--nature skilled to illustrate of ask yourself and fear--profoundly displays religious and political responses to the wildlife, America’s more and more anti-ecological trajectory, and the ascendance of a post-natural landscape.

In the nineteenth century, Rozelle argues, Isabella chicken and Edgar Allan Poe represented the western desolate tract as culturally developed and idealized landscapes. Gardens, forests, and frontiers are conceptual frameworks that both misrepresent or uphold ecological house. Modernists like Nathanael West and William Carlos Williams, nevertheless, painting city house as both wastelands or legendary city gardens. A bankruptcy on Charles W. Chesnutt and Rebecca Harding Davis analyzes a brand new breed of literary eco-advocate, instructing and surprising mainstream readers via depictions of ecological catastrophe. A later bankruptcy probes the writings of Edward Abbey and the Unabomber Manifesto to delve into the chic dimensions of environmental activism, monkey-wrenching, and eco-terrorism. 


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