Xerophilia: Ecocritical Explorations in Southwestern Literature
Texas Tech University Press
December 01, 2008
6.36 X 1.05 X 8.27 inches | 1.12 pounds
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About the Author
Tom Lynch is associate professor of English at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, where he teaches ecocriticism and place-conscious literature. Currently co-editing a collection of writings about Loren Eiseley and a collection of bioregional literary criticism, he is also engaged in a comparative study of the literature of the American West and the Australian Outback from ecocritical and postcolonial perspectives.Scott Slovic, founding president of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, is professor of literature and environment at the University of Nevada, Reno, and is author, editor, or co-editor of fifteen books. He lives in Reno, Nevada."
"With a provocative and engaging blend of personal narrative, literary criticism, and bioregional analysis, Lynch challenges his readers to develop new senses of desert places. Xerophilia promises to transform regional studies within and beyond the Southwest's customary borders." -- Audrey Goodman "author of Translating Southwestern Landscapes"