Definitive and daring,The Ecopoetry Anthology is the authoritative collection of contemporary American poetry about nature and the environment–in all its glory . The Ecopoetry Anthology has 74 ratings and 9 reviews. Rand said: Quite simply excellent. The editors’ preface more fully describes what ecopoetry is th. This anthology is narrow and deep. Despite the definitive nature of its title, The Ecopoetry Anthology is strictly American. Its editors, poets Laura-Gray Street and .
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Machine generated contents note: Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Surely an anthology about the global environment should include the voices of poets worldwide, not just those of American poets?
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The highest use, then, of this anthology might be the material it provides for the imagination. Another suggestion for communicating historical antholgoy To get a general idea of what this book’s all about and what a poem looks like which hits all three subsets of ecopoetics, read D. Don’t have an account?
This anthology is full of poems that speak to the earth, nature, and man’s place in it. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.
Account Options Sign in. Kali rated it really liked it Aug 02, There are gems and seeds scattered widely among plastic bags and flip-flops. Apr 02, Daniel rated it liked it. If there is a single most important topic of discussion in contemporary society, environmental responsibility is most likely at the top of the list. The historical chapter of ecopoetry ends somewhat arbitrarily with James Schuyler, the last of the deceased poets born selected by Street and Fisher-Wirth.
The Ecopoetry Anthology Ann W. Presenting the field as an organically developed concern in America, they demonstrate that it not only includes the proleptic ecopoetics of Whitman, Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost, but that it also steadily develops all the way through American modernist poetry.
Would you also like to submit a review for this item? She Writes rated it really liked it Mar 29, What a superb anthology of nature poetry, right up there with my favorite, Black Nature, by Camille Dungy. Anthplogy objectivist objectifying is not what I think of as an ecopoet. I’m using it for a course on lit of the anthropocene.
Pamela Uschuk’s poem “Snow Goose Migration at Tule Lake” appears to be about as traditional as one can get without a rhyme scheme, and it was brilliant. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. User-contributed reviews Ecopodtry a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Its anthlogy, poets Laura-Gray Street and Ann Fisher-Wirth, reconstruct a story that ecopoetry was born American, and that its present and future quite possibly reside there.
I think I tend to enjoy my poetry simpler and more ‘traditional. The reader’s sense of historical flow and poetic evolution would be improved by ordering the contemporary poets by birth date as well. There were useful discoveries, yes, but finding them required wading too many unnecessary pages, often filled with mediocre and sometimes painful poetry. I’ll try to be mercifully succinct and cite only a few examples. This malformed URI has been treated as a string – ‘http: Regardless, the chosen approach produces an engaging sequence of surprises and questions.
You may send this item to up to five recipients. From praise to lament, the work covers the range of human response to an increasingly complex and often disturbing natural world Fisher-Wirth and Street begin with 31 historical poets e. Looking for a good book?
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Balius, Jeremy, and Corey Wakeling, eds. New Ecopoetryfor a more localised project of extending the American ecopoetic canon.
Finally, I’ll bring down the curtain on this brief preview of the murk and misdirection scattered throughout these gathered poems with this observation. I gave it 3 stars mainly because the poetry included was obviously good but the compiler didn’t in my opinion include many more well known works, given that it is a anthology perhaps more popular work should be included, in other words it felt very particular. If you’re a poetry lover, than this needs to be one of the poetry books on your reading shelf.
The Woods of His Own Nature. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The editors’ preface more fully describes what ecopoetry is than this wikipedia article on the subject. The rhythm of this contemporary selection is pleasing: