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Title From Virgin Land to Disney World : nature and it's discontents in the USA of yesterday and today / edited by Bernd Herzogenrath
Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, c2001
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  809 C8996 v.15 2001    AVAILABLE    30500101092628
Descript 432 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Critical studies ; vol. 15
Critical studies (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 0923-411X ; v. 15
Note Includes bibliographical references
Nature's nation/nation's nature: an introduction / Bernd Herzogenrath -- Re-animations: instinct and civility after the ends of 'Man' and 'Nature' / Adrian J. Ivakhiv -- Postmodernist's journey into nature: from Philo of Alexandria to "Pocahontas" and back again, by way of Jean-Fran̦cois Lyotard / James Kirwan -- Democracy and its discontent: Tocqueville and Baudrillard on the nature of 'America' / Marco Diani -- Custom is our nature: Cavell and Wittgenstein versus Freud / Ursula Göricke -- Looking forward/looking back: Thomas Cole and the belated construction of nature / Bernd Herzogenrath -- Oceanic terrain: peristaltic and ecological sublimity in Poe's "The journal of Julius Rodman" and Isabella Bird's "A lady's life in the Rocky Mountains" / Lee Rozelle -- Postmodern Eden: nature and the city on a hill in Charles Olson's "The Maximus Poems" / Bill Freind -- 'Back to the Garden:' the liberation of the Id in the Antinomian 60s / Dave Williams -- Peckinpah's "Walden:" the violent indictment of 'Civilization' in "The Wild Bunch" / Asbjørn Grønstadt -- Inhuman(e) subjects: postmodern theory and contemporary animal liberation fiction / Nicholas Spencer -- Pomo Tingle: from mundanity to sublimity and back again / Michael Angelo Tata -- Re-construction of nature: postmodern ecology and the Kissimmee River Restoration Project / Laura Barrett and Daniel R. White
Conversations in the Rust Belt / Tim Collins -- Nature and culture debate in popular forms of emergent spirituality in America / Michael York -- Modern primitivism: the recent history of civilization's discontents / William Cummings -- 'Angel in the ecosystem' revisited: Disney's "Pocahontas" and postmodern ethics / Roxana Preda -- Manifest disharmony of ephemeral culture: art, ecology, and waste management in American culture / Megan C. McShane -- Wilderness icons: the difficulty of representing the desert / Claire Lawrence -- Oasis/mirage: fantasies of nature in Las Vegas / Natasha Dow Schüll -- Colonizing the imagination: Disney's Wilderness Lodge / Jennifer Cypher and Eric Higgs
Subject Philosophy of nature -- United States
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. Unbehagen in der Kultur
Alt Author Herzogenrath, Bernd, 1964-
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