Romantic Ecologies and Colonial Cultures in the British Atlantic World, 1770-1850

Romantic Ecologies and Colonial Cultures in the British Atlantic World, 1770-1850

By: Dr. Kevin Hutchings (author)Hardback

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The intersections between ecological history, transatlantic slavery, and the colonization of Native Americans between 1770 and 1850

About Author

Kevin Hutchings is associate professor of English and Canada Research Chair in Romantic Studies, University of Northern British Columbia.

Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction: The Politics and Poetics of Green Romanticism; 1 Naturalizing Colonial Relations in the British Transatlantic World: Slavery as Fact and Figure; 2 Race and Animality in the British Atlantic World; 3 Gender, Environment, and Imperialism in William Blake's Visions of the Daughters of Albion; 4 Enslaved Brutes and Brutalized Slaves: Animal Rights and Abolition in Coleridge and the Black Atlantic; 5 Environmental Determinism and the Politics of Nature: William Richardson's The Indians, A Tragedy; 6 Thomas Campbell's American Idyll: Colonial Ideology in Gertrude of Wyoming; 7 Romanticism, Colonialism, and the "Natural Man" in the Writings of Sir Francis Bond Head and George Copway; Afterword: Colonialism and Ecology Notes; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773535794
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780773535794
  • ISBN10: 0773535799

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