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The truth of ecology [electronic resource] : nature, culture, and literature in America / Dana Phillips.

By: Phillips, Dana, 1958-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xii, 300 p.).ISBN: 1423757491 (electronic bk.); 9781423757498 (electronic bk.); 019513768X (alk. paper); 9780195137682 (alk. paper); 0195137698 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780195137699 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): American literature -- History and criticism | Natural history literature -- United States -- History | Natural history -- United States -- Historiography | Environmentalism -- United States -- History | Environmental protection in literature | Environmental policy in literature | Ecology in literature | Nature in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | Ecologie | Milieubescherming | Letterkunde | Amerikaans | Literatur | Natur (Motiv) | �Okologie (Motiv) | Umwelt (Motiv) | �Okologie | Umweltschutz | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Truth of ecology.DDC classification: 810.9/355 Other classification: 42.90 | 18.06 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Expostulations and Replies -- Ecology Then and Now -- The Science Wars, Ecology, and the Left -- Art for Earth's Sake -- What do Nature Writers Want? -- Epilogue: A Word for Wildness.
Summary: A wide-ranging appraisal of environmental thought. It explores such topics as the history of ecology, radical science studies and ecology, the need for greater theoretical sophistication in ecocriticism, the dubious legacy of Thoreau, and the contradictions of contemporary nature writing.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A wide-ranging appraisal of environmental thought. It explores such topics as the history of ecology, radical science studies and ecology, the need for greater theoretical sophistication in ecocriticism, the dubious legacy of Thoreau, and the contradictions of contemporary nature writing.

1. Expostulations and Replies -- 2. Ecology Then and Now -- 3. The Science Wars, Ecology, and the Left -- 4. Art for Earth's Sake -- 5. What do Nature Writers Want? -- Epilogue: A Word for Wildness.

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