Environmental Humanities: Voices from the Anthropocene (Rowman and Littlefield International - Intersections)

Environmental Humanities: Voices from the Anthropocene (Rowman and Littlefield International - Intersections)

By: Serenella Iovino (editor), Serpil Oppermann (editor)Paperback

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In this important volume an international and interdisciplinary team of scholars draw on scientific, cultural, literary, historical, and philosophical perspectives to explore the critical issues of our ecological present. Ideal for advanced courses in Environmental Humanities and Ecocriticism, the volume explains new models of thinking about environmentality and the Anthropocene in the humanities.

About Author

Serenella Iovino is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Turin. Her publications include Ecocriticism and Italy (2015), Ecologia Letteraria (2006, 2015), Filosofie dell'ambiente (2004), and, as co-editor, Material Ecocriticism (2014), ContaminAzioni Ecologiche (2015) and Landscapes, Natures, Ecologies: Italy and the Environmental Humanities (forthcoming). She is a former president of the European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and Environment. Serpil Oppermann is Professor of English at Hacettepe University, Turkey. She is co-editor of The Future of Ecocriticism: New Horizons (2011), International Perspectives in Feminist Ecocriticism (2013), and Material Ecocriticism (2014) and editor of New International Voices in Ecocriticism (2015).

Contents

Foreword, Richard Kerridge / Introduction: The Environmental Humanities and the Challenges of the Anthropocene, Serpil Oppermann and Serenella Iovino / Part I - Re-Mapping the Humanities / Posthuman Environs, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen / Environmental History between Institutionalization and Revolution: A Short Commentary with Two Sites and One Experiment, Marco Armiero / Cultural Ecology, the Environmental Humanities, and the Transdisciplinary Knowledge of Literature, Hubert Zapf / Where is Feminism in the Environmental Humanities? Greta Gaard / Seasick Among the Waves of Ecocriticism: An Inquiry into Alternative Historiographic Metaphors, Scott Slovic / Part II - Voicing the Anthropocene / The Extraordinary Strata of the Anthropocene, Jan Zalasiewicz / Worldview Remediation in the First Century of the New Millennium, J. Baird Callicott / We Have Never Been "Anthropos": From Environmental Justice to Cosmopolitics, Joni Adamson / Resources (Un)Ltd: Of Planets, Mining and Biogeochemical Togetherness, Filippo Bertoni / Lacuna: Minding the Gaps of Place and Class, Lowell Duckert / Part III - Nature's Cultures and Creatures / Nature/Culture/Seawater: Theory Machines, Anthropology, Oceanization, Stefan Helmreich / Revisiting the Anthropological Difference, Matthew Calarco / Lively Ethography: Storying Animist Worlds, Thom van Dooren and Deborah Bird Rose / Religion and Ecology: Towards the Communion of Creatures, Kate Rigby / How the Earth Speaks Now: The Book of Nature and Biosemiotics as Theoretical Resource for the Environmental Humanities in the Twenty-First Century, Wendy Wheeler / Part IV - EcoStories and Conversations / How to Read a Bridge, Rob Nixon / The Martian Book of the Dead, Bronislaw Szerszynski / On Rivers, Juan Carlos Galeano / Can the Humanities Become Posthuman? A Conversation, Rosi Braidotti and Cosetta Veronese

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  • ISBN13: 9781783489398
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 392
  • ID: 9781783489398
  • weight: 576
  • ISBN10: 1783489391

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