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East Asian ecocriticisms : a critical reader

Author: Simon C Estok; Wŏn-jung Kim
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Literatures, cultures, and the environment.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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East Asian Ecocriticisms presents original essays from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and China that define and characterize trends in East Asian ecocriticism. Drawing on diverse theoretical  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon C Estok; Wŏn-jung Kim
ISBN: 9781137274311 113727431X
OCLC Number: 825047331
Description: xii, 279 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface / Won-Chung Kim --
Partial Views: An Introduction to East Asian Ecocriticisms / Simon C. Estok --
Toward a Language of Life: Ecological Identity in the Work of Morisaki Kazue / Masami Yuki --
First There Were Stories: Michiko Ishimure's Narratives of Resistance and Reconciliation / Bruce Allen --
A Queer Ecofeminist Reading of "Matsuri (Festival)" by Hiromi Ito / Keitaro Morita --
Multicultural Ecocriticism and Korean Ecological Literature / Won-Chung Kim --
The Cheongyecheon and Sustainable Urban Ecology: (Re)Configuring Korean Environmental Discourse and Ecocriticism / Dooho Shin --
Korea's Divided Circumstances and the Imagination of the Border / Chan Je Wu --
Corporate Globalization and the Resistance to it in Linda Hogan's "People of the Whale" and Sheng Wu's poetry / Peter I-min Huang --
Sense of Wilderness, Sense of Time: Mingyi Wu's Nature Writing and the Aesthetics of Change / Shiuhhuah Serena Chou --
Ang Li's "The Butcher's Wife" (Shafu) and Taiwanese Ecocriticism / Kathryn Yalan Chang --
Environmental Dimensions in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Criticism / Jincai Yang --
Between Animalizing Nature and Dehumanizing Culture: Reading Yingsong Chen's Shennongjia Stories / Lily Chen Hong --
On the Four Keystones of Ecological Aesthetic Appreciation / Xiangzhan Cheng --
Afterword: Ecocritical and Literary Futures / Karen Thornber.
Series Title: Literatures, cultures, and the environment.
Responsibility: edited by Simon C. Estok and Won-Chung Kim.
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