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Queer environmentality : ecology, evolution, and sexuality in American literature

Author: Robert Azzarello
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering a model for meaningful dialogue between queer and environmental studies, Azzarello's book traces a queer-environmental lineage in American Romantic and post-Romantic literature. Azzarello's study treats four American authors-Henry David Thoreau, Herman Melville, Willa Cather and Djuna Barnes-all of whom problematize conventional notions of the matrix between the human, the natural and the sexual and  Read more...
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Azzarello, Robert.
Queer environmentality.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012
(DLC) 2011043618
(OCoLC)760176338
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Azzarello
ISBN: 9781409426653 1409426653 9781317072812 1317072812
OCLC Number: 779162220
Description: 1 online resource (159 pages)
Contents: Nature and its discontents --
Thoreau's queer environmentality --
Melville's Apples of sodom --
Cather's onto-theology of Oikos --
Barnes's queerly Nietzschean nature --
The philosophical upshot.
Responsibility: Robert Azzarello.

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Offering a model for meaningful dialogue between queer studies and environmental studies, this book traces a queer-environmental lineage in American Romantic and post-Romantic literature. It  Read more...

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'In Queer Environmentality, Robert Azzarello combines an environmental/evolutionary emphasis with selected elements of queer theory to re-situate texts by Thoreau, Melville, Cather and Barnes, and Read more...

 
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