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Positive pollutions and cultural toxins : waste and contamination in contemporary U.S. ethnic literatures / John Blair Gamber.

Author/Creator:
Gamber, John Blair.
Publication:
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
235 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Postwestern Horizons series
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Subjects:
American fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
Pollution in literature.
Contents:
"Failing economies and tortured ecologies": Octavia Butler's Parable of the sower and Parable of the talents
Toxic metropolis: Alejandro Morales's The rag doll plagues
Ridding the world of waste: Louise Erdich's The antelope wife
"An eerie liquid elasticity": Karen Tei Yamashita's Tropic of orange
"Outcasts and dreamers in the cities": Gerald Vizenor's Dead voices
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-229) and index.
ISBN:
9780803230460 (cloth : alk. paper)
080323046X (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
783520761