Assignments for September 25, 27

Monday, September 25 –

Read pages 149-169 of The Ecocriticism Reader; come prepared to outline each article and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Le Guin, “The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction”

Meeker, “The Comic Mode”

Wednesday, September 27 –

Read pages 196-203, 225-240 of The Ecocriticism Reader; come prepared to outline each article and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Deitering, “The Postnatural Novel: Toxic Consciousness in Fiction of the 1980s”

Love, “Revaluing Nature: Toward an Ecological Criticism”

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Assignments for September 18, 20

Monday, September 18 –

Read pages 3-29 of The Ecocriticism Reader; come prepared to outline each article and to discuss passages you find interesting:

White, “The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis”

Manes, “Nature and Silence”

Wednesday, September 20 –

Read pages 92-104, 137-146 of The Ecocriticism Reader; come prepared to outline each article and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Evernden, “Beyond Ecology: Self, Place, and the Pathetic Fallacy”

Mazel, “American Literary Environmentalism as Domestic Orientalism”

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Assignments for September 11, 13

Monday, September 11 –

Read pages 89-118 of Ecology and the Environment; come prepared to outline each article and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Taylor, “From the Ground Up: Dark Green Religion and the Environmental Future”

Jackson, “Cultural Readings of the ‘Natural’ World”

Wednesday, September 13 –

Review Ecology and the Environment; come prepared to discuss how this book helped you understand ecological criticism, including several key passages you found interesting.

Preview The Ecocriticism Reader: Landmarks in Literary Ecology (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to discuss your initial impressions of the book.

Glotfelty, “Introduction: Literary Studies in an Age of Environmental Crisis”

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Assignment for September 6

Wednesday, September 6 –

Read pages 49-88 of Ecology and the Environment; come prepared to outline each article and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Tucker, Touching the Depths of Things: Cultivating Nature in East Asia

Zimmerman, Interiority Regained: Integral Ecology and Environmental Ethics

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Assignment for August 30

Wednesday, August 30 –

Preview Ecology and the Environment: Perspectives from the Humanities (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to discuss your initial impressions of the book.

Read pages 1-36 of Ecology and the Environment; come prepared to outline each article and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Tucker, Preface

Swearer, Introduction

Buell, Literature as Environmental(ist) Thought Experiment

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