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The essays during this quantity interrogate the original and infrequently difficult dating among early sleek cultural stories and ecocriticism, delivering theoretical insights and versions for a destiny perform that effectively wed the 2 disciplines.
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We can avoid that temptation. Knowing that the likely effect on the polity of our writings is weak, located in a trickle-down effect that in the case of environmental crisis is simply inadequate; and knowing that growth in the profession comes with significant costs, particularly the overproduction of intellectual work, much of it mediocre, not worth the paper it is written on; and knowing, if we believe science, that global warming is a (wo)man-made crisis to which each of us contributes significantly, we can find an activist goal for early modern ecostudy, one focused on the profession.
Faced with these objections, the device might be more appropriately termed a literary arboretum, a poetic forerunner of the field guide. ”20 Sidney himself seems to invite such interpretations in an infamous passage from The Defence of Poesy where he vaunts the poet’s unique ability to “grow in effect another nature, in making things either better than nature bringeth forth, or quite anew. . Nature never set forth the earth in so rich a tapestry as divers poets have done. . ”21 Here Sidney appears to participate in the Renaissance exultation of “man” and mankind’s creative prowess at the expense of the natural world.
I hope not, for it is also true that “the aggressive speed of modern technological existence is destroying the planet as we knew it” (Morton 165). And it is also true that against the market, against aggressive speed, we can marshal the ecological counterweight, the ecological imperative. Ecocritics can counter many ills, both professional and social, by promoting the notion that we slow down, that we take time to read and think, and that we “take seriously the idea that truly theoretical reflection is possible only if thinking decelerates” (Morton 12).