- The Eco-Humanities as Literature: A New Genre?
We have recently entered a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene. There is now considerable evidence that humanity has altered the biophysical systems of Earth, not just the carbon cycle which has been the focus of much recent politics, but also…1 October 2008
- Minding Elephants and the Rhetorics of Destruction
This article focuses on the debate about the culling of elephants in South Africa and includes, as a literary example, the discussion of Mateer’s poem.1 June 2010
- Romanticism and Environmentalism : The Tasmanian Novels of Marie Bjelke-Petersen
Examines romanticism and early environmentalism in Bjelke-Petersen’s almost forgotten novels about the Tasmanian landscape. Haynes argues that although in one sense Bjelke-Petersen’s “Romantic emphasis on possessing, and being possessed by, Nature can be seen as a form of emotional imperialism…1 May 2001