A Perfect Unity: Retrospectively Enlisting William Blake Into The Ecocritical Canon

  In his book, Fearful Symmetry, Northrop Frye suggests that it “is always dangerous to assume that any poet writes with one eye on his own time and the other confidently winking at our own” (Frye, 12).  William Blake may or may not have been an environmentally conscious person (though the contemporary implications of that […]

The Divine Chaos Of Robert Frost: An Ecocritical Reading Of An American Nature Poet

The Divine Chaos Of Robert Frost: An Ecocritical Reading Of An American Nature Poet   Introduction   In the past forty years there has been an influx of interest concerning environmental issues and in turn ecocritical theory has gained popularity in literary circles.  Since the language of ecocriticism has been developed almost exclusively over the […]

1000 Books In 10 Years: Vol. 208: Selected Poems, by William Blake

Introduction: Ok… it’s been a couple weeks since I last posted a review.  This review is a little different that most of my other reviews as I will be looking at some poems by William Blake through an ecocritical lense to determine whether or not Blake’s work fits within the scope of ecocrticism.  It is […]

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