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Definitive and daring,The Ecopoetry Anthology is the authoritative collection of contemporary American poetry about nature and the environment–in all its glory . The Ecopoetry Anthology has 74 ratings and 9 reviews. Rand said: Quite simply excellent. The editors’ preface more fully describes what ecopoetry is th. This anthology is narrow and deep. Despite the definitive nature of its title, The Ecopoetry Anthology is strictly American. Its editors, poets Laura-Gray Street and .

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Your request to send this item has been completed. Publisher Synopsis “The Ecopoetry Anthology is an impressive collection of poetry that has succeeded in inclusively and impressively nudging antholgoy dial further toward collecting, understanding, and redefining the interaction of poetry, poets, and the natural world.

The Ecopoetry Anthology

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And where is Kim Stafford? Similar Items Related Subjects: Ecopoety more control over what you subscribe to, head on over to our subscription page. Namely–the survival of our ecosystem and the implications found therein. Readers looking for a concise introduction to the field of ecopoetry, or a thought-provoking intervention into contemporary scholarly approaches to ecopoetics, will find this book a worthy addition antholkgy their library.


Carina Bissett rated it liked it Feb 08, The Red Sleep of Beasts. An Ecological Reader for Writers.

The Ecopoetry Anthology offers a radical intervention into existing approaches to canon formation and scholarly interpretation.

Its editors, poets Laura-Gray Street and Ann Fisher-Wirth, reconstruct a story that ecopoetry was born American, and that its present and future quite possibly reside there. The contemporary selection is diverse but established.

These critical essays portray ecopoetry as operating at the nexus of many different literary wcopoetry cultural influences, ranging from modernist poetry to science, astronomy, and geology.

Every woman harbors a chaos, can wait for it, straddling a fever. Finally, I’ll bring down the curtain on this brief preview of the murk and misdirection scattered throughout these gathered poems with this observation.

The ecopoetry anthology

Paperbackpages. Love the chosen poetry selections but the organization of the book is bothersome. The Distant Stars as Paparazzi. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. What Kind of Times Are These. Nicole McCarthy rated it it was ok May 30, Don’t have a Kindle? The Crows Start Demanding Royalties. She teaches in the English Department at the University of Mississippi, where she An objectivist objectifying is not what I think of as an ecopoet. Street and Fisher-Wirth are liberal in their understanding of what constitutes ecopoetry, as Street writes in her foreword:.


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The editors have brought together a fantastic range of work, from conventional nature poetry to poetry of the anthropocene. Yet some omissions, such as Hayden Carruth or Amy Ecopoetyr, seem glaring when lesser lights are represented here.