The Transatlantic Eco-Romanticism of Gary Snyder (The New Urban Atlantic)

The Transatlantic Eco-Romanticism of Gary Snyder (The New Urban Atlantic)

By: Paige Tovey (author)Hardback

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Tracing connections between Gary Snyder and his Romantic and Transcendentalist predecessors - Wordsworth, Blake, Emerson, Whitman, and Thoreau - this study explores the tension between urbanization and overindustrialization. The dialectical relationship between Snyder and his predecessors reminds readers that nature is never a simple concept.

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Paige Tovey holds a PhD in English Literary Studies from Durham University, UK where she was the recipient of a MHRA Research Associateship (2010-2012) within the Department of English. She has published on subjects ranging from the influence of Alexander Pope on Percy Bysshe Shelley to the post-Romantic poetic form of Gary Snyder.


Introduction 1. The Romantic Pastoral: Snyder's Ecological Literary Inheritance 2. Snyder's Twentieth Century Eco-Romanticism 3. Romantic Aspiration, Romantic Doubt 4. Snyder's Post-Romantic Ecological Vision: The Shaman as Poet/Prophet 5. The Measured Chaos of Snyder's Eco-Poetic Form 6. Snyder's Experimentations with Post-Romantic Ecological Form 7. Mountains as Romantic Emblems of Revelation 8. Rivers as Romantic Emblems of Creation

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137340146
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 257
  • ID: 9781137340146
  • weight: 455
  • ISBN10: 1137340142

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