The environmental imaginary in Brazilian poetry and art /

Bridging Brazilian cultural studies and environmental humanities, Land That Seemed to Us Quite Vast examines images and meanings of nature and landscape in contemporary art and poetry in Brazil. It identifies general tendencies in aesthetic modes of environmental thinking and representation, and it...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: McNee, Malcolm (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition:First edition.
Series:Literatures, cultures, and the environment.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: land that seemed to us quite vast
  • Ecopoetry and earth art: theoretical orientations and Brazilian inflections
  • Manoel de Barros and Astrid Cabral: between backyard swamps and the cosmos
  • Sérgio Medeiros and Josely Vianna Baptista: meta-landscape and the (re)turn of the native
  • Frans Krajcberg and Bené Fonteles: art, anti-art, and environmentalist engagement
  • Lia do Rio and Nuno Ramos: the art of nature estranged
  • Epilogue: notes from the creative margins of Rio+20.