By Donelle N. Dreese
Ecocriticism: developing Self and position in Environmental and American Indian Literatures experiences twentieth-century poets and prose writers of numerous ethnicity who've tried to get better a feeling of domestic, id, group, and position in accordance with quite a few different types of displacement brought on by such forces as colonization, racial and sexual oppression, and environmental alienation. operating from an ecocritical point of view that investigates «place» as inherent in configurations of the self and within the institution of neighborhood and holistic health, this e-book examines the centrality of panorama in writers who, both via mythic, psychic, or environmental channels, have pointed out a panorama or position as intrinsic to their very own conceptualizations of self. It additionally clarifies the territory the place postcolonial and American reports intersect via investigating the literary decolonization efforts made by means of American Indian authors who're writing to reclaim their ancient territories.
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