[PDF] Field Folly Snow Download

Field Folly Snow PDF
Author: Cecily Parks
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Release Date: 2008
Size: 45.49 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 75
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Field Folly Snow

Book by Cecily Parks, Field Folly Snow Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Field Folly Snow books, The poems in this collection are meditations on the natural world, written from the perspective of what Li-Young Lee has aptly termed "a passionate interiority." The history and geography of the American West inspire many of the poems' investigations of the environment and the role of the individual in relation to that environment. In Cecily Parks's landscape made strange by human consciousness, being lost is a requirement, though not a guarantee, of being found.




[PDF] Ecopoetics Download

Ecopoetics PDF
Author: Angela Hume
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
Release Date: 2018-03-15
Size: 39.20 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 314
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Ecopoetics

Book by Angela Hume, Ecopoetics Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Ecopoetics books, Ecopoetics: Essays in the Field makes a formidable intervention into the emerging field of ecopoetics. The volume’s essays model new and provocative methods for reading twentieth and twenty-first century ecological poetry and poetics, drawing on the insights of ecocriticism, contemporary philosophy, gender and sexuality studies, black studies, Native studies, critical race theory, and disability studies, among others. Contributors offer readings of a diverse range of poets, few of whom have previously been read as nature writers—from midcentury Beat poet Michael McClure, Objectivist poet George Oppen, and African American poets Melvin Tolson and Robert Hayden; to contemporary writers such as Diné poet Sherwin Bitsui, hybrid/ collage poets Claudia Rankine and Evelyn Reilly, emerging QPOC poet Xandria Phillips, and members of the Olimpias disability culture artists’ collective. While addressing preconceptions about the categories of nature writing and ecopoetics, contributors explore, challenge, and reimagine concepts that have been central to environmental discourse, from apocalypse and embodiment to toxicity and sustainability. This collection of essays makes the compelling argument that ecopoetics should be read as “coextensive with post-1945 poetry and poetics,” rather than as a subgenre or movement within it. It is essential reading for any student or scholar working on contemporary literature or in the environmental humanities today. Contributors: Joshua Bennett, Rob Halpern, Matt Hooley, Angela Hume, Lynn Keller, Petra Kuppers, Michelle Niemann, Gillian Osborne, Samia Rahimtoola, Joan Retallack, Joshua Schuster, Jonathan Skinner.




[PDF] O Nights Download

O Nights PDF
Author: Cecily Parks
Publisher: Alice James Books
Release Date: 2015-03-23
Size: 70.99 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 100
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O Nights

Book by Cecily Parks, O Nights Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download O Nights books, An ode to the wild in all of us, O’Nights destabilizes identity and seeks possibilities for love that wilderness provokes.




[PDF] The Best American Poetry 2020 Download

The Best American Poetry 2020 PDF
Author: David Lehman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2020-09-08
Size: 33.73 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 304
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The Best American Poetry 2020

Book by David Lehman, The Best American Poetry 2020 Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Best American Poetry 2020 books, The 2020 edition of contemporary American poetry returns, guest edited by Paisley Rekdal, the award-winning poet and author of Nightingale, proving that this is “a ‘best’ anthology that really lives up to its title” (Chicago Tribune). Since 1988, The Best American Poetry anthology series has been “one of the mainstays of the poetry publication world” (Academy of American Poets). Each volume in the series presents some of the year’s most remarkable poems and poets. Now, the 2020 edition is guest edited by Utah’s Poet Laureate Paisely Rekdal, called “a poet of observation and history...[who] revels in detail but writes vast, moral poems that help us live in a world of contraries” by the Los Angeles Times. In The Best American Poetry 2020, she has selected a fascinating array of work that speaks eloquently to the “contraries” of our present moment in time.




[PDF] Nocturnals Download

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Author: Bradford Morrow
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release Date: 2019-08-20
Size: 28.18 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 347
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Nocturnals

Book by Bradford Morrow, Nocturnals Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Nocturnals books, This spring 2019 edition of Bard College’s literary journal explores the fascination and mystery of night through stories, poems, essays, and memoirs. Scheherazade famously spun stories for a thousand and one nights in order to sustain her life. In recognition of how vital it is to voice our own stories, the stellar works collected here—including entries by Sallie Tisdale, Rick Moody, Joyce Carol Oates, and many others—address our myriad experiences from dusk to daybreak. In this volume, readers will encounter the monster of Kowloon, which relies on the imaginations of children in order to exist. Three men embark on a hallucinatory journey into the snowy pitch-dark night of the soul. Purgatory can be found here, along with ghosts, alternative universes, an East Village bar that doubles as a portal to another life, and a personal chronicle of a visit to Burning Man in Black Rock Desert. Also included are the nightbird Nycticorax, musical nocturnes, night thoughts at solstice, wheeling galaxies, and the cosmos itself. The pioneering nocturnal photography of George Shiras is celebrated in these pages, and the dichotomous world of night versus day in equatorial Uganda is observed by an ethnographic eye.




[PDF] Writing The Environment In Nineteenth Century American Literature Download

Writing the Environment in Nineteenth Century American Literature PDF
Author: Steven Petersheim
Publisher: Lexington Books
Release Date: 2015-09-17
Size: 71.37 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 254
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Writing The Environment In Nineteenth Century American Literature

Book by Steven Petersheim, Writing The Environment In Nineteenth Century American Literature Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Writing The Environment In Nineteenth Century American Literature books, The nineteenth-century roots of environmental writing in American literature are often mentioned in passing and sometimes studied piece by piece. Writing the Environment in Nineteenth-Century American Literature: The Ecological Awareness of Early Scribes of Nature brings together numerous explorations of environmentally-aware writing across the genres of nineteenth-century literature. Like Lawrence Buell, the authors of this collection find Thoreau’s writing a touchstone of nineteenth-century environmental writing, particularly focusing on Thoreau’s claim that humans may function as “scribes of nature.” However, these studies of Thoreau’s antecedents, contemporaries, and successors also reveal a range of other writers in the nineteenth century whose literary treatments of nature are often more environmentally attuned than most readers have noticed. The writers whose works are studied in this collection include canonical and forgotten writers, men and women, early nineteenth-century and late nineteenth-century authors, pioneers and conservationists. They drew attention to the conflicted relationships between humans and the American continent, as experienced by Native Americans and European Americans. Taken together, these essays offer a fresh perspective on the roots of environmental literature in nineteenth-century American nonfiction, fiction, and poetry as well as in multi-genre compositions such as the travel writings of Margaret Fuller. Bringing largely forgotten voices such as John Godman alongside canonical voices such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, and Emily Dickinson, the authors whose writings are studied in this collection produced a diverse tapestry of nascent American environmental writing in the nineteenth-century. From early nineteenth-century writers such as poet Philip Freneau and novelist Charles Brockden Brown to later nineteenth-century conservationists such as John James Audubon and John Muir, Scribes of Nature shows the development of an environmental consciousness and a growing conservationist ethos in American literature. Given their often surprisingly healthy respect for the natural environment, these nineteenth-century writers offer us much to consider in an age of environmental crisis. The complexities of the supposed nature/culture divide still work into our lives today as economic and environmental issues are often seen at loggerheads when they ought to be seen as part of the same conversation of what it means to live healthy lives, and to pass on a healthy world to those who follow us in a world where human activity is becoming increasingly threatening to the health of our planet.




[PDF] Free Union Download

Free Union PDF
Author: John Casteen
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Release Date: 2009
Size: 76.34 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 68
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Free Union

Book by John Casteen, Free Union Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Free Union books, The poems in this debut collection revolve around physical work, the Appalachian landscape, and family relationships. Casteen, for ten years a designer and builder of custom furniture, ranges from the farm to the shop floor, from the rivers of the Piedmont to the wooded shoulders of the Blue Ridge, and from the hyperattentiveness of childhood through the anxieties and joys of fatherhood.




[PDF] Quiver Download

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Author: Susan B. A. Somers-Willett
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Release Date: 2009
Size: 37.26 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 80
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Quiver

Book by Susan B. A. Somers-Willett, Quiver Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Quiver books, At the crossroads of science, mathematics, and art lives Quiver, a stunning collection of poems that seeks to reconcile the empirical truths of science with the emotional truths of human experience. Through an ambitious set of poetic series and sequences, Somers-Willett reinvents the love poem, rendering an exquisite world where the graph of a mathematical equation can become the image of "love's witness / running with its arms open all the way home." With a deft, meditative sense of music, Quiver reveals a relationship between science and human sentiment that is as surprising as it is profound.




[PDF] Jim Harrison Download

Jim Harrison PDF
Author: Gregg Orr
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Release Date: 2009-06
Size: 79.81 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Literary Collections
Languages : en
Pages : 331
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Jim Harrison

Book by Gregg Orr, Jim Harrison Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Jim Harrison books, Jim Harrison, a literary maverick, is widely considered one of the great and iconic writers in contemporary American literature. This pioneering volume, an extensive and up-to-date illustrated guide to Harrison’s published works, is the first full-length catalog of a distinguished literary career spanning more than forty years. Longtime Harrison readers and collectors Gregg Orr and Beef Torrey have amassed a thorough list of the author’s wide-ranging work, annotated and arranged by genre to provide a full view of the breadth of Harrison’s accomplishment. This work contains more than sixteen hundred citations of writings by and about Harrison, including his fiction, poetry, essays, interviews, screenplays, criticism, and reviews; it also features photographs of his books, dust jackets, and broadsides. With a foreword by Harrison, penned especially for this seminal volume, and an introduction by writer and scholar Robert DeMott, this is the definitive bibliographical study of a major figure in late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century American letters.




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