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Author Houser, Heather
Title Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction : Environment and Affect / Heather Houser
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c2014
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  810.936 H8171 2014    AVAILABLE  -  30500101502089
Descript xi, 309 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Literature Now
Literature Now
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Acknowledgments -- 1. Ecosickness -- 2. AIDS Out of the City: Discordant Natures -- 3. Richard Powers's Strange Wonder -- 4. Infinite Jest's Environmental Case for Disgust -- 5. The Anxiety of Intervention in Leslie Marmon Silko and Marge Piercy -- Conclusion: How Does It Feel?
"Establishes that we cannot comprehend environmental and medical dilemmas through data alone and must call on the sometimes surprising emotions that literary metaphors, tropes, and narratives deploy."--Publishers website
Text in English
Subject American literature -- History and criticism
Environmentalism in literature
Diseases in literature
Alt Title Ecosickness in Contemporary United States fiction
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