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Where the Wild Books Are: A Field Guide to Ecofiction

Where the Wild Books Are: A Field Guide to Ecofiction By Jim Dwyer Where the Wild Books Are A Field Guide to Ecofiction As interest in environmental issues grows many writers of fiction have embraced themes that explore the connections between humans and the natural world Ecologically themed fiction ranges from profou

  • Title: Where the Wild Books Are: A Field Guide to Ecofiction
  • Author: Jim Dwyer
  • ISBN: 9780874178111
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Paperback
  • Where the Wild Books Are: A Field Guide to Ecofiction By Jim Dwyer As interest in environmental issues grows, many writers of fiction have embraced themes that explore the connections between humans and the natural world Ecologically themed fiction ranges from profound philosophical meditations to action packed entertainments Where the Wild Books Are offers an overview of nearly 2,000 works of nature oriented fiction The author includeAs interest in environmental issues grows, many writers of fiction have embraced themes that explore the connections between humans and the natural world Ecologically themed fiction ranges from profound philosophical meditations to action packed entertainments Where the Wild Books Are offers an overview of nearly 2,000 works of nature oriented fiction The author includes a discussion of the precursors and history of the genre, and of its expansion since the 1970s He also considers its forms and themes, as well as the subgenres into which it has evolved, such as speculative fiction, ecodefense, animal stories, mysteries, ecofeminist novels, cautionary tales, and others A brief summary and critical commentary of each title is included Dwyer s scope is broad and covers fiction by Native American writers as well as ecofiction from writers around the world Far than a mere listing of books, Where the Wild Books Are is a lively introduction to a vast universe of engaging, provocative writing It can be used to develop book collections or curricula It also serves as an introduction to one of the most fertile areas of contemporary fiction, presenting books that will offer enjoyable reading and new insights into the vexing environmental questions of our time.
    Where the Wild Books Are: A Field Guide to Ecofiction By Jim Dwyer

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    1. Rick on said:

      Finally got around to reading Jim Dwyer s Where the Wild Books are a field guide to ecofiction Jim takes the reader on a tour through the world of contemporary fiction dealing with nature, wilderness, native Americans, ecology, and all sorts of related topics His philosophical muse takes on the spirit of Edward Abbey s Monkey Wrench Gang, leading him and us on a voyage both back and forward through the roots and branches of writing that inspired Abbey and the novels that were to follow Thanks to [...]

    2. Maia Gilman on said:

      Essential reading for readers, writers and reviewers of the evolving form known as ecofiction, with an arc of analysis from Herman Melville to Barbara Kingsolver.

    3. Nasreddine EL Guezar on said:

      A good book It has motivated me to read of green fiction I also admit the book has helped me organize some ideas in my head and fill other gaps in my ecocritical knowledge Ecofiction is the big word in this book So, what the author in this book is basically doing is simply introducing an overview of nearly every ecological themed fiction book In a critical way, the author lists and gives a very short summary on each title Ecofiction s golden age started in the 1970s And as you might want to kno [...]

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