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He wanders off course so many times that you end up forgetting what this paragraf was even about and it seems he himself forgets as grrard. Half the time it felt like reading a bunch of synopses more than a guide to ecocriticism in general and it's sometimes hard to tell whether he's explaining someone's opinion on it or if it's a more generally accepted method.
This was honestly pretty messy. Garrard doesn't go in depth into any certain field and doesn't really provide any sources that you could check out to learn more about that particular field, either. Ecocrlticism ask other readers questions about Ecocriticismplease sign up.
Ecocriticism New critical idiom. It brings up some interesting points, but overall this is a rather boring book to read. Ecocriticism Greg Garrard Limited preview - Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Each trope is developed with brief discussions of the principle historical works and their criticisms, chronologically and, at times, geographically. For those interested in a detailed explanation of eco-crit and its varying schools of thought and approaches, Garrard's Ecocritisism is a must read. There are a lot of literary examples that obscure the more important concepts.
Here's my crude simplification of what this book's about. Writing and structure is stilted. I liked the approach the author takes with the tropes for each chapter.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I ecocrlticism have a better appreciation for the different "faces" of "green" after reading it. Paperbackpages.
This is a highly readable, comprehensive introduction to ecocriticism. He includes an interdisciplinary hit parade of scholars and writers whose contributions to ecological thought are unquestioned including Raymond Williams, William Cronon, and Bill McKibben. Jul 12, Liz rated it really liked it. Nov 12, Clint rated it liked it Shelves: At times it also has a rather pretentious tone But I would recommend this one to anyone interested in this exciting, emergent field.
May 18, Chris Hall rated it it was amazing. Inspired by a range of ecological movements, ecocriticism explores the ways in which we imagine and portray the relationship between humans and the environment in all areas of cultural production, from Wordsworth and Thoreau to Disney and BBC nature documentaries.
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It is a critical review of the literature, including film, poetry, philosophy, et. Wordy, as most literary thoery is by necessity, but still readable. His explanation of current ecological science corrects earlier assumptions about balance and harmony. He would point out that the previous sentence exhibits metaphorical exploitation of farrard, encouraging awareness of language in our thinking about ecology.
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Ecocriticism Greg Garrard Limited preview - My students had some pretty serious critiques of this book. Garrard likes to namedrop and make long, unnecessary, rambling examples based on others' work, in a way that often leaves you confused. Nov 07, Hank rated it liked it. Sep 28, KA rated it it was amazing Recommends agrrard for: