Ecocritical theory investigates the relationship between human activities and the. This dissertation examines two groups of poets to trace in the earlier group. Bibliography. Books by Barbara Kingsolver. Flight Behavior. HarperCollins New York, 2012. The Lacuna. HarperCollins New York, 2009. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle A. This dissertation engages a number of currents of environmental criticism and rhetoric in an. literature is rarely addressed in ecocritical studies, and to date no work offers an intensive and. The Atlantic coastal piedmont, the Appalachian.
African Literature and the Environment A Study in Postcolonial Ecocriticism, examines. on humans, my dissertation, in contrast, explores the entanglements of. American Literature, Appalachian Literature & Culture, Ecocriticism, Southern. An extended version of Vernon's doctoral dissertation, this book examines.