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100 1  Feder, Helena 
245 10 Ecocriticism and the Idea of Culture :|bBiology and the 
250    1st ed 
264  1 Farnham :|bTaylor & Francis Group,|c2014 
264  4 |c©2014 
300    1 online resource (188 pages) 
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505 0  Cover -- Title page -- Copyright -- Contents -- 
       Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 Introduction: Biology and 
       the Idea of Culture -- Chapter 2 Candide and the Dialectic
       of Enlightenment -- Chapter 3 Ecocriticism and the 
       Production of Monstrosity in Frankenstein -- Chapter 4 
       Placing Modernity in Orlando -- Chapter 5 Consuming 
       Culture in A Small Place and Among Flowers -- Chapter 6 
       Conclusion: Dehumanization, Animality, and the 
       Bildungsroman -- Bibliography -- Index 
520    Ecocriticism and the Idea of Culture: Biology and the 
       Bildungsroman draws on work by Kinji Imanishi, Frans de 
       Waal, and other biologists to create an interdisciplinary,
       materialist notion of culture for ecocritical analysis. In
       this timely intervention, Feder examines the humanist idea
       of culture by taking a fresh look at the stories it 
       explicitly tells about itself. These stories fall into the
       genre of the Bildungsroman, the tale of individual 
       acculturation that participates in the myth of its 
       complete separation from and opposition to nature which, 
       Feder argues, is culture's own origin story. Moving from 
       Voltaire's Candide to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and from
       Virginia Woolf's Orlando to Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy, the 
       book dramatizes humanism's own awareness of the fallacy of
       this foundational binary. In the final chapters, Feder 
       examines the discourse of animality at work in this 
       narrative as a humanist fantasy about empathy, one that 
       paradoxically excludes other animals from the ethical 
       community to justify the continued domination of both 
       human and nonhuman others 
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650  0 Bildungsromans -- History and criticism.;Ecology in 
       literature.;Nature in literature 
655  4 Electronic books 
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