Review of 'Postcolonial Ecocriticism: Literature, Animals, Environment' by Graham Huggan and Helen Tiffin

Was it just a matter of time? Do all political criticisms eventually meet? These musings are prompted by Graham Huggan and Helen Tiffin's new book on postcolonial ecocriticism. One can only be glad that the two words in the title have, in the modern way, shed their hyphens. Otherwise, it would have been a double-double-barrel, against which there are surely sanctionsoftasteifnotofsanity. So,whatisthenatureofthisbook,andis it a book that Australian literary scholars should concern themselves with?

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Published 1 May 2011 in Volume 26 No. 1. Subjects: Natural environment - Literary portrayal, Postcolonial criticism.

Cite as: Hughes-d'Aeth, Tony. ‘Review of 'Postcolonial Ecocriticism: Literature, Animals, Environment' by Graham Huggan and Helen Tiffin.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 26, no. 1, 2011. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.63ca85dd19.