Timothy Morton

Timothy Morton is Professor of Literature and the Environment at the University of California,
Davis. He is the author of The Ecological Thought (Harvard UP, 2010) and Ecology without
Nature (Harvard UP, 2007), and over sixty essays on literature, philosophy, ecology, music,
art and food.

Framed: The Machine in/as the Garden

2010-08-16

Timothy Morton offers a critical reading of Roderick Coover’s video Canyonlands: Edward Abbey and the Defense of Wilderness. In the video’s stark modernist form, Morton writes, “the hydroelectric engine of human progress still hums.” What’s needed now, he suggests, is a “Goth remix.”