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Author Nichols, Ashton, 1953-
Title Beyond romantic ecocriticism : toward urbanatural roosting / Ashton Nichols.
Publisher New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
 Book Stacks  PR468.N3 N53 2011  AVAILABLE
Descript xxiii, 230 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Edition 1st ed.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-221) and index.
Contents Prologue: urbanatural roosting -- Spring, vernal roosting: romantic ecocriticism: March: a new urbanatural year & the history of natural history; April: poetry and science & nature as culture, culture as society; May: species science & saving cities, saving tigers -- Summer, estival roosting: ecocriticism: June: vestiges of time & Thoreau and urbanature; July: wild animals have no souls & ecomorphic urbanature; August: the loves of plants and animals & romantic poetry and pleasures of nature -- Fall, autumnal roosting: urbanature: September: from natural pleasure to natural pain & a perfect bird, a perfect poem; October: hawks I have watched & urbanatural roosting on display; November: science and poetry & a hard rain's gonna fall -- Winter, hibernal roosting: beyond romantic ecocriticism: December: zoos: romantic rhinos and Victorian vipers; January: displaying human beings & romantic urbanature; February: death and dying & ecomorphic ecocentrism.
ISBN 9780230102675 (hbk.)
0230102670 (hbk.)
Series Nineteenth-century major lives and letters
Nineteenth-century major lives and letters.
Subject English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Nature in literature.
Natural history in literature.
Human ecology in literature.
Philosophy of nature.
Urban ecology (Biology)

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