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Author Forns-Broggi, Roberto Juan, 1962- author

Title Knots like stars : the ABC of ecological imagination in our Americas / by Roberto Forns-Broggi ; translation by Dr. Karen Rauch
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 352 pages.)
Contents Acknowledgements; Translator's Acknowledgements; Introduction; Acclimatization; Alienation; The Amazon; Biocenocis; Buen Vivir; Celebration; Commitment; Composition of Place; Compost; Co(s)mic Connection; Cosmopolitan Communication; Cultural Heritage of the Potato; Cycles; Dreams; Eco-Art; Ecocinema; Ecocriticism; Ecofeminism; Ecological Consciousness; Ecospirituality; End of the Road; Environmental Justice; Environmental Knowledge; Errant Polyphony; Harmony; Interval; Metamorphoses; Minor Body; Poetic Matter(s); Projects; Questions; Reconsiderations; Seeds; Slow Reading
Slow ViolenceTenderness; Things; Time of the Seed; Tinkuy for the Digital Age; Utopia; Waste Pickers; Wetlands; Will To Live; Writing like the Sea; Sources
Summary Knots like Stars: The ABCs of the Ecological Imagination in Our Americas is an encyclopedia of essays and aphorisms, at times personal, at times speculative and analytical, that invites readers to understand and enjoy an ecological perspective on Latin American literature and arts. It is simultaneously a summons to join creative forces with the non-human world. Through 43 key, interdependent entries from diverse environmental traditions, writing becomes a meditation on the poetry, films, and visual artistic traditions that sustain life, while opposing the actual destruction of Mesoamerican, An
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Translated from Spanish
Description based on print version record
Subject Ecocriticism.
Ecology in literature.
Ecology in motion pictures.
Latin American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Latin American literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1443898368 (electronic bk.)
9781443898362 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Nudos como estrellas. English