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The Environmental Imagination: Green Writing and Ecocriticism

ENGL 112
Fall 2012
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AMST 124
Certificates: Environmental Studies

This course explores different ways of thinking and writing about the natural world and our relations with it. What are the implications of biblical, Darwinian, and deep ecological worldviews for humans' relations with the environment? How do science and religion, wonder and anger, art and advocacy contribute to effective environmental writing? Drawing on classic American texts from Ralph Waldo Emerson to the latest issue of the environmental magazine Orion, and practicing writing in different modes, we seek answers to these questions and more. This course may be used for major credit in environmental studies.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENVS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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