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All The Names Between By Julia Mccarthy And The Girls With Stone Faces By Arleen Paré, Erin Renee Wahl 2018 Fresno Pacific University

All The Names Between By Julia Mccarthy And The Girls With Stone Faces By Arleen Paré, Erin Renee Wahl

The Goose

Review of Arleen Paré's The Girls with Stone Faces and Julia McCarthy's All the Names Between.


Permanent Weekend: Nature, Leisure, And Rural Gentrification By John Michels, Cameron M. Butler 2018 York University

Permanent Weekend: Nature, Leisure, And Rural Gentrification By John Michels, Cameron M. Butler

The Goose

Review of John Michels' Permanent Weekend: Nature, Leisure, and Rural Gentrification.


Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, And Environmental Narrative By Alexa Weik Von Mossner, David Tagnani 2018 Gonzaga University

Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, And Environmental Narrative By Alexa Weik Von Mossner, David Tagnani

The Goose

Review of Alexa Weik von Mossner's Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative.


The Wilds Of Poetry: Adventures In Mind And Landscape By David Hinton, Joel Weishaus 2018 Pacifica Graduate Institute

The Wilds Of Poetry: Adventures In Mind And Landscape By David Hinton, Joel Weishaus

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Review of David Hinton’s The Wilds of Poetry: Adventure’s in Mind and Landscape.


While Glaciers Slept: Being Human In A Time Of Climate Change By M Jackson, Stephen Siperstein 2018 Choate Rosemary Hall

While Glaciers Slept: Being Human In A Time Of Climate Change By M Jackson, Stephen Siperstein

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Review of M. Jackson's While Glaciers Slept: Being Human in a Time of Climate Change.


Posthumanism: Anthropological Insights By Alan Smart And Josephine Smart, David Shaw 2018 Concordia

Posthumanism: Anthropological Insights By Alan Smart And Josephine Smart, David Shaw

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Review of Alan Smart and Josephine Smart’s Posthumanism: Anthropological Insights.


The Microbial State: Global Thriving And The Body Politic By Stefanie R. Fishel, Dustin Purvis 2018 West Virginia University

The Microbial State: Global Thriving And The Body Politic By Stefanie R. Fishel, Dustin Purvis

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Review of Stefanie R. Fishel's The Microbial State: Global Thriving and the Body Politic.


Better Nature By Fenn Stewart, Claire Caldwell 2018 Wilfrid Laurier University

Better Nature By Fenn Stewart, Claire Caldwell

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Review of Fenn Stewart's Better Nature.


Fault Lines: Life And Landscape In Saskatchewan’S Oil Economy By Valerie Zink And Emily Eaton, Matthew Zantingh 2018 Briercrest College

Fault Lines: Life And Landscape In Saskatchewan’S Oil Economy By Valerie Zink And Emily Eaton, Matthew Zantingh

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Review of Valerie Zink and Emily Eaton's Fault Lines: Life and Landscape in Saskatchewan's Oil Economy.


Cleaner, Greener, Healthier: A Prescription For Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws And Policies By David R. Boyd, Alex D. Ketchum 2018 McGill University

Cleaner, Greener, Healthier: A Prescription For Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws And Policies By David R. Boyd, Alex D. Ketchum

The Goose

Review of David R. Boyd's Cleaner, Greener, Healthier: A Prescription for Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws and Policies.


Lines Of Flight: An Atomic Memoir By Julie Salverson, Ashley E. Reis 2018 SUNY Potsdam

Lines Of Flight: An Atomic Memoir By Julie Salverson, Ashley E. Reis

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Review of Julie Salverson’s Lines of Flight: An Atomic Memoir.


The Poetry Of Louise Glück: The Search For A Feminine Self Through The Lens Of Kristevan Psychoanalytic Feminist Literary Theory, Allison Cooke 2018 Presbyterian College

The Poetry Of Louise Glück: The Search For A Feminine Self Through The Lens Of Kristevan Psychoanalytic Feminist Literary Theory, Allison Cooke

Papers & Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research

This essay looks at the poetry of Louise Glück, specifically her two poems “Fugue” and “Persephone the Wanderer” from her 2006 collection Averno, for how the figures of the young woman/daughter and the mother struggle with and for their self-identity in relation to each other and to themselves. Drawing from the philosophy and literary theory of Jacques Derrida, Julia Kristeva, and Margaret Homans to develop the framing concepts of chora, potential capability, paralanguage, and the abject, this essay's argument suggests that these two feminine figures demonstrate difficult and traumatic transformations into what it means to be a woman ...


Birdmania: A Remarkable Passion For Birds By Bernd Brunner, Mozart's Starling By Lyanda Lynn Haupt, And Birds Art Life By Kyo Maclear, Nancy Lee Menning 2018 University of Iowa

Birdmania: A Remarkable Passion For Birds By Bernd Brunner, Mozart's Starling By Lyanda Lynn Haupt, And Birds Art Life By Kyo Maclear, Nancy Lee Menning

The Goose

Review of Bernd Brunner's Birdmania: A Remarkable Passion for Birds, Lyanda Lynn Haupt's Mozart's Starling, and Ky Maclear's Birds Art Life.


Dust Or Fire By Alyda Faber, Brandi Estey-Burtt 2018 Dalhousie University

Dust Or Fire By Alyda Faber, Brandi Estey-Burtt

The Goose

Review of Alyda Faber's Dust or Fire.


Culture Jamming: Activism And The Art Of Cultural Resistance By Marilyn Delaure And Moritz Fink, Bart H. Welling 2018 University of North Florida

Culture Jamming: Activism And The Art Of Cultural Resistance By Marilyn Delaure And Moritz Fink, Bart H. Welling

The Goose

Review of Marilyn DeLaure and Moritz Fink's Culture Jamming: Activism and the Art of Cultural Resistance.


Caribou Run By Richard Kelly Kemick, Emily McGiffin 2018 York University

Caribou Run By Richard Kelly Kemick, Emily Mcgiffin

The Goose

Review of Richard Kelly Kemick's Caribou Run.


Excerpts From The Novel, Bear War-Den, Vivian Demuth 2018 writer

Excerpts From The Novel, Bear War-Den, Vivian Demuth

The Goose

A woman park warden who works in Rocky Mountain National Park spends her time on such tasks as bear patrol, locating tourists who are lost or in other physical danger, and policing park rules. She has a particular affinity for grizzly bears, largely stemming from an experience she had in a Neolithic cave in Spain. During her work and her travels, she observes various ways in which bears are mistreated in parks, sometimes even by researchers with seemingly good intentions. While an out-of-control fire rages through the national park, the woman park warden, with two grizzly bear skulls in hand ...


The Wolf Is Back By Robert Priest, Kelly Shepherd 2018 Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

The Wolf Is Back By Robert Priest, Kelly Shepherd

The Goose

Review of Robert Priest's The Wolf is Back.


Tragedy And Theodicy: The Role Of The Sufferer From Job To Ahab, Nora Carroll 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Tragedy And Theodicy: The Role Of The Sufferer From Job To Ahab, Nora Carroll

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The character of Job starts in literature, a trope and archetype of the suffering man who potentially gains wisdom through suffering. Job’s characterization informs a comparison to Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex, Shakespeare’s King Lear, Milton’s Paradise Lost, and finally Melville’s Moby-Dick. These versions of Job rally, fight, and rebel against a universe that was once loving and fair towards a more chaotic and nihilistic one. Job’s suffering is on the mark of all tragedy because he not only experiences a downfall, he gains wisdom through universalizing his torment. The Job trope not only stresses the role ...


Environmental Humanities: Voices From The Anthropocene By Serpil Oppermann And Serenella Iovino, Pamela Banting 2018 University of Calgary

Environmental Humanities: Voices From The Anthropocene By Serpil Oppermann And Serenella Iovino, Pamela Banting

The Goose

Review of Environmental Humanities: Voices from the Anthropocene by Serpil Oppermann and Serenella Iovino, eds.


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