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The Latin American ecocultural reader

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Personal Author
French, Jennifer, editor. Heffes, Gisela, 1971-, editor.
Title Statement
The Latin American ecocultural reader / edited by Jennifer French and Gisela Heffes.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Evanston, Illinois :   Northwestern University Press,   2021.  
Physical Medium
xv, 358 p. ; 26 cm.
ISBN
9780810142633 9780810142640
요약
"The Latin American Ecocultural Reader is an anthology of literary and cultural texts about the natural world, spanning the early colonial period to the present"--
Content Notes
Introduction: Genealogies of Latin American Environmental Culture -- New World Natures -- "Letter to Various Persons Describing the Results of His First Voyage and Written on the Return Journey" (1493) / Christopher Columbus -- From General and Natural History of the Indies (1535-57) / Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés -- From The Discovery of the Amazon (ca. 1542) / Gaspar de Carvajal -- "Plague of Ants" (ca. 1561) / Bartolomé de las Casas -- "Of the Trees, Herbs, Roots, and Exquisite Fruits Produced by the Land of Brazil" (1578) / Jean de Léry -- "Of the Three Kinds of Mixtures That Will Be Dealt with in This History" (1590) / José de Acosta -- From Popol Vuh: The Sacred Book of the Ancient Quiché Maya (ca. 1554-58; 1701) -- From Royal Commentaries of the Incas and General History of Peru (1609) / Garcilaso de la Vega, El Inca -- Creole Landscapes -- From The Spiritual Conquest Accomplished by the Religious of the Society of Jesus in the Provinces of Paraguay, Paraná, Uruguay, and Tapé (1639) / Antonio Ruiz de Montoya -- From The True Life of Saint Rosa of Lima, Patron Saint of America, the Philippines, and the Indies (1897) / Saint Rosa of Lima (canonized 1671) -- "She Flees to the Desert and God Sends Her Back Home" (1697) / Saint Mariana of Quito -- From Brazil at the Dawn of the Eighteenth Century (1711) / André João Antonil -- From Buffon's Natural History, Abridged (1749-88) / Georges-Louis Leclerc, Count Buffon -- "On the Goodness and Excellence of the Open Spaces of This City and the Entertainment and Recreation Outings That One Enjoys" (1761) / José Martín Félix de Arrate y Acosta -- From Geographical Description of Mexico (1780) / Francisco Javier de Clavijero -- From The Geographical, Natural, and Civil History of Chile (1782) / Juan Ignacio Molina -- Nature and the Foundation of the Nation-States -- "My Delirium on Chimborazo" (1822) / Simón Bolívar -- "Ode to Tropical Agriculture" (1826) / Andrés Bello -- "Observations on the Terrain of Vincocaya with regard to the Project of Redirecting the Natural Course of its Waters and Transporting them along the Zumbai River to the Fields of Arequipa" (1830) / Simón Rodríguez -- From Journey to Paraguay in the Years 1818 to 1826 (1835) / Johann Rudolf Rengger -- "In a Storm" (1822) / José María Heredia y Heredia -- From Sab (1841) / Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda -- "Physical Aspect of the Argentine Republic, and the Ideas, Customs, and Characters It Engenders" (1845) / Domingo F. Sarmiento -- "Former Physical and Social Conditions of the New World" (1861) / José María Samper -- Regionalism and the Export Boom -- "Our America" (1891) / José Martí -- "The Invalids" (1904) / Baldomero Lillo -- "The Log-Fishermen" (1913) / Horacio Quiroga -- From The Vortex (1924) / José Eustasio RiveraH -- "Mun Hospital" (1935) / César Uribe Piedrahita -- From 53rd Parallel South (1936) / Juan Marín -- "The Birds" (1938) / Graciliano Ramos -- "Green Destiny" (1950) / Ramón Amaya Amador -- Modern Metropoles -- "In the Country" (1893) / Julián del Casal -- "Tree Haters" (1907) / Rafael Barrett -- "Le tour du propriétaire" (1911) / Manuel González Prada -- From The American Anarchist City (1914) / Pierre Quiroule -- "Cannibalist Manifesto" (1928) / Oswald de Andrade -- Poems (1890-1907) / Rubén Darío -- Poems (1918-38) / Alfonsina Storni -- "The Tree" (1939) / María Luisa Bombal -- Developmentalism -- "The Heights of Macchu Picchu" (1947) / Pablo Neruda -- "Luvina" (1953) / Juan Rulfo -- "The Ceiba Tree" (1954) / Lydia Cabrera -- "Bridge over the World" (1958) / Jose̹ Mari̹a Arguedas -- "Life in the Woods" (1966) / Esteban Montejo -- From The Passion According to G.H. (1964) / Clarice Lispector -- "Farewell to the Seven Falls" (1982) / Carlos Drummond de Andrade -- From I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala (1985) / Rigoberta Menchú -- Neoliberalism and Globalization -- "The Landowners Strike Back" (1989) / Chico Mendes -- "In Search of the Present" (1990) / Octavio Paz -- From Única Looking Out to Sea (1994) / Fernando Contreras Castro -- From Waslala (1996) / Gioconda Belli -- Subcomandante Marcos -- A Letter from Subcomandante Marcos to Saramago (1999) -- "Greenpeace" (2000) / Eduardo del Llano -- Poems (2008-12) / Esthela Calderón -- Poems (2014) / Juan Carlos Galeano -- End Times: Climate Change and Mass Extinction -- Poems (1993) / José Emilio Pacheco -- Poems (1994-2014) / Homero Aridjis -- "Indian Hut" (1997) / Mayra Montero -- "Ceremony of Love"; "Ceremony of Death" (1998) / Jaime Luis Huenún -- From Fever Dream (2014) / Samanta Schweblin -- Goldman Environmental Prize Acceptance Speech (2015) / Berta Cáceres -- From Laudato Si' (2015) / Pope Francis -- Poems (2013) / Eduardo Chirinos.
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Added Entry-Geographic Name
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Contents information

Table of Contents

Acknowledgment
General Introduction: Genealogies of Latin American Environmental Culture
Chapter 1: New World Natures
1. Christopher Columbus: ''Letter to Various Persons'' (1493)
2. Gonzalo FernAndez de Oviedo y ValdEs: from General and Natural History of the Indies (1535-1557)
3. Fray BartolomE de las Casas: ''Plague of Ants'' (1875)
4. Gaspar de Carvajal: from The Discovery of the Amazon (c. 1542)
5. Jean de LEry: ''Of the Trees, Herbs, Roots, and Exquisite Fruits Produced by the Land of Brazil'' (1578)
6. JosE de Acosta: ''Of the Three Kinds of Mixtures that will be Dealt with in this History'' (1590)
7. Anonymous: from Popol vuh: The Sacred Book of the Ancient QuichE Maya (c. 1554-1558/1701)
8. Garcilaso de la Vega, El Inca: from Royal Commentaries of the Incas and General History of Peru (1609)
Chapter 2: Creole Landscapes
1. Father Antonio Ruiz de Montoya: from The Spiritual Conquest (1639)
2. The Catholic Church: from The True Life of Saint Rosa of Lima (1897)
3. AndrE Joao Antonil: from Brazil at the Dawn of the Eighteenth Century (1711)
4. Father Jacinto MorAn de ButrOn: ''She Flees to the Desert'' (1724)
5. Georges Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon: from Buffon''s Natural History, Abridged (1749-1788)
6. JosE MartIn FElix de Arrate y Acosta: ''On the Goodness and Excellence of the Open Spaces of this City'' (1761)
7. Francisco Javier de Clavijero: from Geographical Description of Mexico (1780)
8. Juan Ignacio Molina: from The Geographical, Natural, and Civil History of Chile (1782)
Chapter 3: Nature and the Foundation of the Nation-States
1. SimOn BolIvar: ''My Delirium on Chimborazo'' (1822)
2. AndrEs Bello: ''Ode to Tropical Agriculture'' (1826)
3. SimOn RodrIguez: ''Observations on the Terrain of Vincocaya'' (1830)
4. Johann Rudolf Rengger: From Journey to Paraguay in the Years 1818 to 1826 (1835)
5. JosE MarIa Heredia y Heredia: ''In a Storm'' (c. 1835)
6. Gertrudis GOmez de Avellaneda: From Sab (1841)
7. Domingo F. Sarmiento: ''Physical Aspect of the Argentine Republic'' (1845)
8. JosE MarIa Samper: ''The Marvelous Exuberance of Life and the Forces of Nature...'' (1861)
Chapter 4: Regionalism and the Export Boom
1. JosE MartI: ''Our America'' (1891)
2. Baldomero Lillo: ''The Invalids,'' from Sub-terra (1904)
3. Horacio Quiroga: ''The Log-Fishermen'' (1913)
4. JosE Eustasio Rivera: from The Vortex (1924)
5. CEsar Uribe Piedrahita: ''Mun Hospital,'' from Oil Stain (1935)
6. Juan MarIn: from 53rd Parallel South (1936)
7. Graciliano Ramos: ''The Birds,'' from Barren Lives (1938)
8. RamOn Amaya Amador: ''Green Destiny,'' from Green Prison (1950)
Chapter 5: Modern Metropoles
1. JuliAn del Casal: ''In the Country'' (1893)
2. Rafael Barrett: ''Tree Haters'' (1907)
3. Manuel GonzAlez Prada: ''Le Tour du PropriEtaire'' (1911)
4. Pierre Quiroule: from The American Anarchist City (1914)
5. Oswald de Andrade: ''Cannibalist Manifesto'' (1928)
6. RubEn DarIo: ''Reincarnations'' (1890); ''Philosophy'' (1905); ''Song of the Pines'' (1907), and ''Revelation'' (1907)
7. Alfonsina Storni: ''You Wish I Were Fair'' (1918); ''Sadness'' (1920); ''Slum Rosebushes'' (1920), and ''Buenos Aires DanzOn'' (1938)
8. MarIa Luis Bombal: ''The Tree'' (1939)
Chapter 6: Developmentalism
1. Pablo Neruda: ''The Heights of Macchu Picchu'' (1950)
2. Juan Rulfo: ''Luvina'' (1953)
3. Lydia Cabrera: ''The Ceiba,'' from The Woods (1954)
4. JosE MarIa Arguedas: ''Bridge Over the World,'' from Deep Waters (1958)
5. Esteban Montejo: ''Life in the Woods,'' from Biography of a Runaway Slave (1966)
6. Clarice Lispector: from The Passion According to G.H. (1964)
7. Carlos Drummond de Andrade: ''Farewell to the Seven Falls'' (1982)
8. Rigoberta MenchU: from I, Rigoberta MenchU: An Indian Woman in Guatemala (1985)
Chapter 7: Neoliberalism and Globalization
1. Chico Mendes: ''The Landowners Strike Back,'' from Fight for the forest (1989)
2. Octavio Paz: from ''In Search of the Present,'' (Nobel Lecture) (1990)
3. Juan Carlos Galeano: ''Curupira;'' ''Dark Shamans;'' ''Cantagalo,'' and ''Lupuna'' (1992)
4. Fernando Contreras Castro: from Unica looking out to sea (1994)
5. Gioconda Belli: from Waslala (1996)
6. Subcommandant Marcos: A Letter from Subcomandante Marcos to Saramago (1999)
7. Eduardo del Llano: ''Greenpeace'' (2000)
8. Esthela CalderOn: ''The Woman I Could Have Been;'' ''Seed of I Don''t Know What,'' and ''Talking with My Worms'' (2012)
Chapter 8: End Times: Climate Change and Mass Extinction
1. Homero Aridjis: ''Uncreation'' (1994); ''The Last Night of the World'' (1994); ''The Hunt for the Red Jaguar'' (2005), and ''Images of Butterflies'' (2014)
2. JosE Emilio Pacheco: ''Equation to the First Degree, with Unknown Quantity;'' ''Whales;'' ''Augury,'' and ''Baboon Babble'' (1993)
3. Mayra Montero: ''Indian Hut,'' from In the Palm of Darkness (1997)
4. Jaime HuenUn: ''Ceremony of Love'' and ''Ceremony of Death'' (1998)
5. Samanta Schweblin: from Fever Dream (2014)
6. Berta CAceres: Goldman Environmental Prize Acceptance Speech (2015)
7. Pope Francis: from Laudato Si'' (2015)
8. Eduardo Chirinos: ''The K/T Boundary Chronicle;'' ''The Toba Chronicle,'' and ''The Chernobyl Chronicle'' (2013)
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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