Xerophilia : ecocritical explorations in southwestern literature /

"Ecocritical study of multicultural literature of the American Southwest, Xerophilia centers on the love of desert places to examine how Southwestern writers contribute to a sustainable bioregional culture. Analyzes a variety of genres in terms of environmental justice theory, phenomenology, bo...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lynch, Tom
Format: Book
Published: Lubbock, Tex. : Texas Tech University Press, [2008]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The Southwest : from region to bioregions
  • Acequia culture : watershed consciousness and environmental justice in the literature of the upper Rio Grande bioregion
  • Border(home)lands : bioregional readings in border literature
  • Dignifying the overlooked : invertebrates in southwestern literature
  • Re-sensing place : ecological aesthetics, embodied experience, and environmental literature
  • Conclusion: Saving Tortugas Arroyo : are words enough?