What Nature (Boston Review / Forum) (Paperback)

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By Timothy Donnelly (Editor), B. K. Fischer (Editor), Stefania Heim (Editor)
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Poetry that grapples with the intersection of natural and cultural crises.

In an age of record-breaking superstorms and environmental degradation, What Nature seeks--through poetry--to make sense of how we interact with and are influenced by nature.

Shifting its focus from what has already been lost to what lies ahead, What Nature rejects the sentimentality of traditional nature poetry. Instead, its texts expose and resist the global iniquities that create large-scale human suffering, a world where climate change disproportionately affects the poorest communities. The intersection of natural and cultural crises--like Standing Rock's fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline and the water crisis in Flint, Michigan--are confronted head on. These poems, lyric essays, and hybrid works grapple with political unrest, refugeeism, and resource exploitation, transforming the genre of ecopoetics.

Contributors
Kaveh Akbar, Zaina Alsous, Desir e Alvarez, Rae Armantrout, Aase Berg, Kyle Booten, Jericho Brown, Kyce Bello, Kayleb Rae Candrilli, Jes's Castillo, Abigail Chabitnoy, Adam Day, Camille T. Dungy, Noah Dversdall, Gyr ir El asson, Tracy Fuad, Carolyn Guinzio, Amanda Hawkins, Sheikha Helawy, Claire Hero, Brenda Hillman, Joan Kane, Douglas Kearney, Benjam n Naka-Hasebe Kingsley, Nam Le, Diana Keren Lee, Adrian Lurssen, Matt Massaia, Ir ne Mathieu, Ted Mathys, Christopher Nelson, Kathy Nilsson, Greg Nissan, Elsbeth Pancrazi, Sarah Passino, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Roger Reeves, Evelyn Reilly, Emelia Reuterfors, Mutsuo Takahashi, Brian Tierney, Alissa Valles, Nicole Walker, Ellen Welcker

Product Details
ISBN: 9781946511058
ISBN-10: 1946511056
Publisher: Boston Review
Publication Date: March 23rd, 2018
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Boston Review / Forum