Tag: ecocriticism

Global Warming, Globalization, and Environmental Literary History

2009-05-02

Lance Newman suggests Ecocriticism shares a problematic assumption with “green” capitalism: the idea “a livable future will result from billions of individual ethical decisions.” Here he traces a burgeoning critical alternative that investigates the historical connections between global capital and the shifting structures of the “ecosocial.”

Systems Theory for Ecocriticism

2006-11-12

Reviewing Andrew McMurry’s Environmental Renaissance, Stephen Dougherty questions the systems approach to ecocriticism.

All of Us

2004-12-05

William Major measures academic “ecocriticism” against the practical “agrarianism” of Wendell Berry.

Further Notes From the Prison-House of Language

2001-09-01

Linda Brigham works through Embodying Technesis by Mark Hansen.

Critical Ecologies

1996-12-30

An art installation as much as an “issue,” the original site for ebr4, Critical Ecologies, used variations on a concrete poem by Daniel Wenk to guide readers through the “green” and “gray” essays. Another innovation was the introduction of the riposte section.