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By Peter I-min Huang

Linda Hogan and modern Taiwanese Writers: an Ecocritical research of Indigeneities and Environment is the 1st complete size single-authored learn of local American author Linda Hogan and the 1st booklet to handle Hogan’s poetry and prose basically from ecocritical views (inclusive of ecofeminism, environmental justice, postcolonial ecocriticism, and animal studies). It is also designated this is because it's a comparative research of the paintings of Hogan and writings via Taiwanese environmental writers, students, and activists. bankruptcy One, which serves because the advent to the e-book, written via and from the viewpoint of an indigene, starts off through giving readers a glimpse into the type of global within the east during which the writer got here of age. It then relates this global to the western worlds that Hogan writes approximately in her poetry and prose. bankruptcy specializes in Hogan’s so much lately released novel, People of the Whale (2008), and at the arguments that the radical makes concerning the environmentally unsustainable acts of company globalization that contain the exchange in endangered animal species. Huang relates these arguments to the oil in Taiwan and to the extirpation of cetacean species within the waters of Taiwan by way of this undefined. bankruptcy 3 is an research of the radical Mean Spirit (1990). Huang reads this novel more often than not throughout the lens of environmental justice arguments. bankruptcy 4 addresses the radical Solar Storms (1995) from the point of view of ecofeminist concept and within the context of the problem of the escalation of mega-dams in East Asia. bankruptcy 5 analyses the unconventional Power from animal reports views. bankruptcy Six is a comparative reviews studying of poems by means of a number of popular chinese language, Taiwanese, and Aboriginal poets—Taiwanese poet Ka-hsiang Liu, Paiwan poet Mona Neng, Atayal poet Walis Nokan, and Chinese-Taiwanese poet Guangzhong Yu—and Hogan’s most modern choice of poetry, entitled Dark. candy: New & chosen Poems (2014). In his examining of this paintings, Huang is determined by a definition of “ecopoetry” in Ann Fisher-Wirth and Laura-Gray Street’s lately released The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013). He additionally brings jointly the most theoretical ecocritical phrases that he discusses within the prior chapters.

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