Ecocritical theory: new European approaches

A H Goodbody, K Rigby

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Abstract

One of the more frequently lodged, serious, and justifiable complaints about ecocritical work is that it is insufficiently theorized. Ecocritical Theory puts such claims decisively to rest by offering readers a comprehensive collection of sophisticated but accessible essays that productively investigate the relationship between European theory and ecocritique. With its international roster of contributors and subjects, it also militates against the parochialism of ecocritics who work within the limited canon of the American West. Bringing together approaches and orientations based on the work of European philosophers and cultural theorists, this volume is designed to open new pathways for ecocritical theory and practice in the twenty-first century. © 2011 by the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCharlottesville, VA
PublisherUniversity of Virginia Press
Number of pages336
ISBN (Electronic)9780813931630
ISBN (Print)9780813931487
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011

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    Goodbody, A. H., & Rigby, K. (2011). Ecocritical theory: new European approaches. University of Virginia Press.