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Animals and the Environment in Turkish Culture

Ecocriticism and Transnational Literature

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A comparative study of ecocritical themes within Turkish literature

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

Foreword
Acknowledgements

Introduction

Land:

Chapter One
Herman Melville's Near East Journal and Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar's Five Cities:Affinities of Culture, Nature, and Islamic Mysticism in Istanbul

Chapter Two
Nature's Place in Political Romanticism: Selected Poems by Nazim Hikmet

Chapter Three
Resourcing Nature: Land Ethics, Poetics and "Things I Didn't Know I Loved" by Nazim Hikmet

Animals:

Chapter Four
Islam, Westernization and Post-Humanist Place: The Case of the Istanbul Street Dog

Chapter Five
Ecopoetics, Dead Metaphors and Bird Migration: The Bosphorus Passage of the European White Stork

Chapter Six
The Benefits of Doubt: A Sea Turtle and the Ecological Sublime

Conclusion

Index

Om forfatteren

Kim Fortuny is Associate Professor of English at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. Her previous books include American Writers in Istanbul: Melville, Twain, Hemingway, Dos Passos, Bowles, Algren, Baldwin, (Syracuse University Press, 2009) and Elizabeth Bishop: The Art of Travel (University Press of Colorado, 2003). She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Middle Eastern Literatures, Journal of Turkish Literature, Textual Practice and Nineteenth-Century Contexts.