The Resource Ecological form : system and aesthetics in the age of empire, Nathan K. Hensley and Philip Steer, editors., (ebook)

Ecological form : system and aesthetics in the age of empire, Nathan K. Hensley and Philip Steer, editors., (ebook)

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Ecological form : system and aesthetics in the age of empire
Title
Ecological form
Title remainder
system and aesthetics in the age of empire
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Nathan K. Hensley and Philip Steer, editors.
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Language
eng
Summary
Ecological Form brings together leading voices in nineteenth-century ecocriticism to suture the lingering divide between postcolonial and ecocritical approaches. Together, these essays show how Victorian thinkers used aesthetic form to engage problems of system, interconnection, and dispossession that remain our own. The authors reconsider Victorian literary structures in light of environmental catastrophe; coordinate "natural" questions with sociopolitical ones; and underscore the category of form as a means for generating environmental-and therefore political-knowledge. Moving from the elegy and the industrial novel to the utopian romance, the scientific treatise, and beyond, Ecological Form demonstrates how nineteenth-century thinkers conceptualized the circuits of extraction and violence linking Britain to its global network. Yet the book's most pressing argument is that this past thought can be a resource for reimagining the present
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Midwest
Dewey number
820.9/008
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • English literature
  • Ecocriticism
  • Ecology in literature
  • Environmentalism in literature
  • Industrialization in literature
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Ecological form : system and aesthetics in the age of empire, Nathan K. Hensley and Philip Steer, editors., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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9780823282135
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12273531
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Ecological form : system and aesthetics in the age of empire, Nathan K. Hensley and Philip Steer, editors., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780823282135
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12273531
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12273531
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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