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Nature's State: Imagining Alaska as the Last Frontier

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An engaging blend of environmental theory and literary studies, Nature's State looks behind the myth of Alaska as America's "last frontier," a pristine and wild place on the fringes of our geographical imagination. Susan Kollin traces how this seemingly marginal space in American culture has in fact functioned to alleviate larger social anxieties about nature, ethnicity, a ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published November 5th 2001 by University of North Carolina Press
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Marlène
Je crois que je tiens là un bon filon. Littérature, environnement et culture. L'écocritique est clairement un genre qui va me passionner quelque temps... longtemps.
Voilà donc un ouvrage en apparence sur l'histoire de l'Alaska à travers la littérature. Plus complexe que ça, ce tome se dévore dès le départ avec une introduction et un premier chapitre sur la définition de "Last Frontier" et sa signification en terme de territoire en Alaska. Un parallèle avec la conquête de l'ouest américain et sa t
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