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Routledge Handbook of Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication

Edited by: Scott Slovic , Swarnalatha Rangarajan , Vidya Sarveswaran

Print publication date:  February  2019
Online publication date:  February  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138053137
eBook ISBN: 9781315167343
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10.4324/9781315167343
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<P>Ecocriticism and environmental communication studies have for many years co-existed as parallel disciplines, occasionally crossing paths but typically operating in separate academic spheres. These fields are now rapidly converging, and this handbook aims to reinforce the common concerns and methodologies of the sibling disciplines.</P> <P>The <I>Routledge Handbook of Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication </I>charts the history of the relationship between ecocriticism and environmental communication studies, while also highlighting key new paradigms in information studies, diverse examples of practical applications of environmental communication and textual analysis, and the patterns and challenges of environmental communication in non-Western societies. Contributors to this book include literary, film and religious studies scholars, communication studies specialists, environmental historians, practicing journalists, art critics, linguists, ethnographers, sociologists, literary theorists, and others, but all focus their discussions on key issues in textual representations of human?nature relationships and on the challenges and possibilities of environmental communication. The handbook is designed to map existing trends in both ecocriticism and environmental communication and to predict future directions.</P> <P>This handbook will be an essential reference for teachers, students, and practitioners of environmental literature, film, journalism, communication, and rhetoric, and well as the broader meta-discipline of environmental humanities.</P>

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Ecocriticism and discourse Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The climate of change Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Eco churches, eco synagogues, eco Hollywood Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Communicating resistance in/through an aquatic ecology Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Transformative entanglements Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Discovering the Weatherworld Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Narrative communication in environmental fiction Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Postcolonial development, socio-ecological degradation, and slow violence in Pakistani fiction Download PDF
Chapter  9:  How the material world communicates Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Scale in ecological science writing Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The literal and literary conflicts of climate change Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Reconceptualizing the individual as a social actor in environmental communication Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Directionality in Thomas Cole’s The Oxbow  Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Challenges to developing a long-term environmental perspective Download PDF
Chapter  15:  The “Chernobyl Syndrome” in U.S. nuclear fiction Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Art as eco-protest and communication in Tanure Ojaide’s selected poetry Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Nature writing in the Anthropocene Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Experimental ecocriticism, or how to know if literature really works Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Grey literature, green governance Download PDF
Chapter  20:  When thirst had undone so many Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Cows, corn, and communication Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Science, wonder, and new nature writing Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Designing the communication of traditional ecological knowledge Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Cosmopolitan communication and ecological consciousness in Latin America  Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Communicating with the Cosmos Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Women’s street artivism in India and Brazil Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Novelist as eco-shaman Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Environmentalism in the realm of Malaysian novels in English Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Ecomedia nurture Japanese ecological identity Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Indigenous interiority as nature–culture–sacred continuum Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Risk, resistance, and memory in two narratives by Asian women Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Environmental NGOs and environmental communication in China Download PDF
Epilogue Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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