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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Postcolonial Ecocriticism and the Limits of Green Romanticism
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This essay assesses the emerging alliance between postcolonial criticism and ecocriticism in the light of continuing debates on 'Green Romanticism'. It considers what is at stake in contending positions within this debate, what contributions postcolonial writers and thinkers have made to it, and what some of the implications might be of bringing postcolonial criticism and ecocriticism together, both for the reassessment of Romantic ecological legacies and for the 'greening' of postcolonial thought. -- Author's abstract

Notes

  • Huggan's essay ends with commentary on Judith Wright, 'a writer who seems ideally suited to the tasks of postcolonial ecocriticism' (4).

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