Queer Environmentality: Ecology, Evolution, and Sexuality in by Dr Azzarello Robert

By Dr Azzarello Robert

Offering a version for significant discussion among queer experiences and environmental reviews, Robert Azzarello's e-book strains a queer-environmental lineage in American Romantic and post-Romantic literature. Azzarello demanding situations the suggestion that analyzing environmental literature is unsatisfying when it comes to aesthetics and proposes an figuring out of literary environmentalism that's wealthy in poetic complexity. With the time period "queer environmentality," Azzarello issues in the direction of a queer sensibility within the historical past of environmental literature to stability the dominant narrative that analyzing environmental literature is tantamount to witnessing a dazzling dramatization of hetero teleology. Azzarello's examine treats 4 key figures within the American literary culture: Henry David Thoreau, Herman Melville, Willa Cather, and Djuna Barnes. each one of those writers problematizes traditional notions of the unusual matrix among the human, the ordinary, and the sexual. They brilliantly show the ways that the queer undertaking and the environmental venture are constantly attached or, positioned otherwise, exhibit that questions and politics of human sexuality are consistently entwined with these linked to the other-than-human world.

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