Definitive and daring,The Ecopoetry Anthology is the authoritative collection of contemporary American poetry about nature and the environment–in all its glory . The Ecopoetry Anthology has 74 ratings and 9 reviews. Rand said: Quite simply excellent. The editors’ preface more fully describes what ecopoetry is th. This anthology is narrow and deep. Despite the definitive nature of its title, The Ecopoetry Anthology is strictly American. Its editors, poets Laura-Gray Street and .
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The editors are not occupied by trying to reveal lesser known voices. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The prefaces by the two editors and the introduction by Robert Hass are not to be missed. She has been awarded residencies at the Mesa Refuge and Djerassi, evopoetry in California.
Anthologies inevitably provoke opinions and raise hackles: I was required by the husband of the editor of this anthology to read it for one of his Lit classes in college.
She teaches in the English Department at the University of Mississippi, where she also directs the minor in environmental studies. No fee was paid by the author for this review. Balius, Jeremy, and Corey Wakeling, eds.
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The ecopoetry anthology (eBook, ) 
Introduction by Edopoetry Hass”–Provided by publisher. Becca rated it liked it Anhology 26, Please enter your name. If you’re a poetry lover, than this needs to be one of the poetry books on your reading shelf. This is a wonderful collection of diverse ecopoems. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ravishing, devastating, and uplifting, this is a mighty, conscionable, and defining anthology of vital poetry shaped by profound environmental intelligence.
A Critical Introduction by J. The Red Sleep of Beasts.
Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition. Readers looking for a concise introduction to the field of ecopoetry, or a thought-provoking intervention into contemporary scholarly approaches to ecopoetics, will find this book a worthy addition to their library.
Bonny Cassidy reviews The Ecopoetry Anthology
An excellent collection of environmentally themed poems; my only complaint is that the self-proclaimed “definitive” collection wasn’t international in scope. Definitive and daring, The Ecopoetry Anthology is the authoritative collection of contemporary American poetry about nature and the environment–in all its glory and challenge. The editors have brought together a fantastic range of work, from conventional nature poetry to poetry of the anthropocene.
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The poems flow naturally from one topic to another, despite their being arranged by author, and I believe the editor has done a very nice job of choosing works that readers of poetry and first-time readers alike will enjoy. State of the Planet.
Burning the Brush Pile. I was pleasantly surprised to anthoogy that, aside from having to read and analyze Moby Dick, which I would not wish on my worst enemy, a great deal of the subject matter was not the idea that we all need to rush out and by organic fertilizer and become vegetarians, but that we should preserve nature simply because we should want to, because we should love it.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Poets have responded to and incorporated these developments, as well antho,ogy the tension between the symbolic and the literal, feminist critique, the notion of an end of nature, and other ideas into their work. The author of this book provided free copies of the book to have their book reviewed by anthologu professional reviewer.
I appreciate in particular the aesthetic range represented.
You already recently rated this item. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. To this extent the larger, contemporary thrust of the collection does what an anthology should: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Sarah Odell rated it ecopeotry was amazing Dec 06, Rolling Naked in the Morning Dew.