Item #11620 Reconceiving Nature: Ecofeminism in Late Victorian Women's Poetry. Patricia Murphy.

Reconceiving Nature: Ecofeminism in Late Victorian Women's Poetry

Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2019.

Hardcover. 9 1/4" X 6 1/4". ix, 258pp. Very mild rubbing and shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges of unclipped dust jacket. Bound in black cloth over boards with spine lettered in gilt. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.

Surprisingly, glimmerings of ecofeminist theory that would emerge a century later can be detected in women’s poetry of the late Victorian period. In Reconceiving Nature, Patricia Murphy examines the work of six ecofeminist poets—Augusta Webster, Mathilde Blind, Michael Field, Alice Meynell, Constance Naden, and L. S. Bevington—who contested the exploitation of the natural world. Challenging prevalent assumptions that nature is inferior, rightly subordinated, and deservedly manipulated, these poets instead “reconstructed” nature.(Publisher). Very good + / very good. Item #11620
ISBN: 9780826221872

Price: $30.00

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