Tag: ecocriticism

All of Us


William Major measures academic “ecocriticism” against the practical “agrarianism” of Wendell Berry.

Global Warming, Globalization, and Environmental Literary History


Lance Newman suggests Ecocriticism shares a problematic assumption with “green” capitalism: the idea “a livable future will result from billions of individual ethical decisions.” Here he traces a burgeoning critical alternative that investigates the historical connections between global capital and the shifting structures of the “ecosocial.”

Systems Theory for Ecocriticism


Reviewing Andrew McMurry’s Environmental Renaissance, Stephen Dougherty questions the systems approach to ecocriticism.

Further Notes From the Prison-House of Language


Linda Brigham works through Embodying Technesis by Mark Hansen.

Critical Ecologies


An art installation as much as an “issue,” the original site for ebr4, Critical Ecologies, used variations on a concrete poem by Daniel Wenk to guide readers through the “green” and “gray” essays. Another innovation was the introduction of the riposte section.