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Vidya Sarveswaran works as an assistant professor of English in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur.
Scott Slovic edits the journal ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, and is professor and chair of the English Department at the University of Idaho.
Swarnalatha Rangarajan is associate professor of English at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgments
IndexAbout the Contributors
- Scott Slovic, Swarnalatha Rangarajan, and Vidya Sarveswaran, Introduction
- Priya Kumar, The Environmentalism of The Hungry Tide
- Sharae Deckard, “The Land Was Wounded”: War Ecologies, Commodity Frontiers, and Sri Lankan Literature
- Zhou Xiaojing, Scenes from the Global South in China: Zheng Xiaoqiong’s Poetic Agency for Labor and Environmental Justice
- Christopher Lloyd de Shield, Literary Isomorphism and the Malayan and Caribbean Archipelagos
- Charles Dawson, Wai tangi, Waters of Grief, wai ora, Waters of Life: Rivers, Reports and Reconciliation in Aotearoa New Zealand
- Dina El Dessouky, Fish, Coconuts, and Ocean People: Nuclear Violations of Oceania’s “Earthly Design”
- Benay Blend, Intimate Kinships: Who Speaks for Nature and Who Listens When Nature Speaks for Herself?
- Adrian Kane, Redefining Modernity in Latin American Fiction: Toward Ecological Consciousness in La loca de Gandoca and Lo que soñó Sebastian
- James McElroy, Northern Ireland ↔ Global South
- Eóin Flannery, “Decline and Fall”: Empire, Land, and the Twentieth-Century Irish “Big House” Novel
- Augustine Nchoujie, Landscape and Animal Tragedy in Nsahlai Nsambu Athanasius’s The Buffalo Rider: Ecocritical Perspectives, the Cameroon Experiment
- Senayon Olaoluwa, Ecocriticism beyond Animist Inimations in Things Fall Apart
- Anthony Vital, Ecocriticism, Globalized Cities, and African Narrative, with a Foucs on K. Sello Duiker’s Thirteen Cents
- Zahra Parsapoor, Environmental and Cultural Entropy in Bozorg Alavi’s “Gilemard”
- Munazza Yaqoob, Environmental Consciousness in Contemporary Pakistani Fiction
Ecocriticism of the Global South is a rare and much needed achievement in ecocriticism. It speaks from geographical and political contexts—giving it unprecedented planetary reach. In this process, it both extends and transforms the significance of the ecocritical project as a world phenomenon.
— George B. Handley, Brigham Young University