Assignment for February 9

February 2, 2011

READINGS:

Preview The Ecocriticism Reader: Landmarks in Literary Ecology;
come prepared to introduce the text:

skim cover, front matter, back matter

read preface, acknowledgments, recommended reading

Read the following selections in The Ecocriticism Reader;
come prepared to summarize each selection:

Glotfelty, “Introduction: Literary Studies in an Age of Environmental Crisis”

White, “The Historical Roots of Our Environmental Crisis”

Manes, “Nature and Silence”

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