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The Resource Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins : Waste and Contamination in Contemporary U.S. Ethnic Literatures

Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins : Waste and Contamination in Contemporary U.S. Ethnic Literatures

Label
Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins : Waste and Contamination in Contemporary U.S. Ethnic Literatures
Title
Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins
Title remainder
Waste and Contamination in Contemporary U.S. Ethnic Literatures
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this innovative study, Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins, John Blair Gamber examines urbanity and the results of urban living-traffic, garbage, sewage, waste, and pollution-arguing for a new recognition of all forms of human detritus as part of the natural world and thus for a broadening of our understanding of environmental literature. While much of the discourse surrounding the United States' idealistic and nostalgic views of itself privileges "clean" living (primarily in rural, small-town, and suburban settings), representations of rurality and urbanity by Chicanas/Chicanos, Afric
Member of
Cataloging source
MHW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gamber, John Blair
Dewey number
810.93556
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.P625 G36 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Postwestern horizons
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Pollution in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Pollution in literature
  • Minderheitenliteratur
  • Roman
  • Stadt
  • Umweltverschmutzung
  • USA
Label
Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins : Waste and Contamination in Contemporary U.S. Ethnic Literatures
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Pages; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. "FAILING ECONOMIES AND TORTURED ECOLOGIES"; 2. TOXIC METROPOLIS; 3. RIDDING THE WORLD OF WASTE; 4. "AN EERIE LIQUID ELASTICITY"; 5. "OUTCASTS AND DREAMERS IN THE CITIES"; Epilogue; Notes; Works Cited; Cover; Index
Control code
815388507
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (247 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803244887
Lccn
2012009223
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613863270
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 386327
  • 22573/ctt1ddn978
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815388507
Label
Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins : Waste and Contamination in Contemporary U.S. Ethnic Literatures
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Pages; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. "FAILING ECONOMIES AND TORTURED ECOLOGIES"; 2. TOXIC METROPOLIS; 3. RIDDING THE WORLD OF WASTE; 4. "AN EERIE LIQUID ELASTICITY"; 5. "OUTCASTS AND DREAMERS IN THE CITIES"; Epilogue; Notes; Works Cited; Cover; Index
Control code
815388507
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (247 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803244887
Lccn
2012009223
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613863270
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 386327
  • 22573/ctt1ddn978
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815388507

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