Myths of Wilderness in Contemporary Narratives: Environmental Postcolonialism in Australia and Canada (Literatures) (Hardcover)

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Description


The concept of 'wilderness' as a foundational idea for environmentalist thought has become the subject of vigorous debates. Myths of Wilderness in Contemporary Narratives offers a taxonomy of the forms that wilderness writing has taken in Australian and Canadian literature, re-emphasizing both country's origins as colonies.

About the Author


KYLIE CRANE is a Junior Professor for Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at the University of Mainz, Germany.

Praise For…


"Quite expansive and thought-provoking . . . Myths of Wilderness is a useful contribution to scholarship on wilderness writing." - Journal of Postcolonial Writing



Product Details
ISBN: 9781137000781
ISBN-10: 1137000783
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 19th, 2012
Pages: 228
Language: English
Series: Literatures