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Remainders: American Poetry at Nature's End

Margaret Ronda

Abstract

Remainders: American Poetry at Nature’s End discusses postwar poetry as an essential archive of ecological thinking in the era of the Great Acceleration, a period of rapid and unprecedented change to various planetary systems. While North American ecocriticism has tended to focus on narrative forms in its investigations of environmental consciousness and ethics, this book highlights the forms and themes of poetry as it imaginatively engages with various aspects of ecological crisis across this period. This book examines how works by poets including Lorine Niedecker, Gwendolyn Brooks, John Ashb ... More

Keywords: ecocriticism, Great Acceleration, American poetry, obsolescence, natural history, end of nature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781503603141
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9781503603141.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Margaret Ronda, author
University of California, Davis