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The Ecocriticism Reader

Landmarks in Literary Ecology

The Ecocriticism Reader( )
Editor: Glotfelty, Cheryll
Fromm, Harold
Contribution by: Branch, Michael P.
Byerly, Alison
Campbell, SueEllen
Deitering, Cynthia
Evernden, Neil
Howarth, William
Kolodny, Annette
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Love, Glen
Lyon, Thomas J.
Manes, Christopher
Mazel, David
McDowell, Michael
Meeker, Joseph W.
Norwood, Vera
Phillips, Dana
Sanders, Scott Russell
Scheese, Don
Silko, Leslie Marmon
Slovic, Scott
Turner, Frederick
White, Lynn
Gunn Allen, Paula
Rueckert, William
White, Lynn
Publication Date:May 1996
Publisher:University of Georgia Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.95
Book Description:

The first collection of its kind, an anthology of classic and cutting-edge writings in the rapidly emerging field of literary ecology. An introduction to the field as well as a source book, The Ecocriticism Reader defines ecological literary discourse and sketches its development over the past quarter-century.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Nature
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.3 Pounds
Author Biography
Ursula K. Le Guin was born Ursula Kroeber in Berkeley, California on October 21, 1929. She received a bachelor's degree from Radcliffe College in 1951 and a master's degree in romance literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance from Columbia University in 1952. She won a Fulbright fellowship in 1953 to study in Paris, where she met and married Charles Le Guin.

Her first science-fiction novel, Rocannon's World, was published in 1966. Her other books included the Earthsea series, The Left Hand of Darkness, The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia, The Lathe of Heaven, Four Ways to Forgiveness, and The Telling. A Wizard of Earthsea received an American Library Association Notable Book citation, a Horn Book Honor List citation, and the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1979. She received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters in 2014. She also received the Nebula Award and the Hugo Award. She also wrote books of poetry, short stories collections, collections of essays, children's books, a guide for writers, and volumes of translation including the Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu and selected poems by Gabriela Mistral. She died on January 22, 2018 at the age of 88.


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