Download e-book for iPad: Ecocriticism in the Modernist Imagination: Forster, Woolf, by Kelly Elizabeth Sultzbach

By Kelly Elizabeth Sultzbach

ISBN-10: 110716141X

ISBN-13: 9781107161412

even if modernism has routinely been thought of an paintings of towns, Ecocriticism within the Modernist mind's eye claims an important function for modernist texts in shaping environmental realization. interpreting either canonical and lesser-known works of 3 key figures - E. M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, and W. H. Auden - Sultzbach indicates how the sign recommendations of modernism motivate readers to turn into extra attentive to the animate international and non-human minds. realizing the best way those writers characterize nature's business enterprise turns into primary to reading the ability dynamics of empire and gender, in addition to experiments with language and creativity. The e-book recognizes the longer pastoral culture in literature, but in addition introduces readers to the newly increasing box of ecocriticism, together with philosophies of embodiment and topic, queer ecocriticism, and animal experiences. What emerges is an image of eco-friendly modernism that reifies our burgeoning know-how of what it capacity to be human inside a bigger dwelling community.

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