Reviews

Author: 
Nigel Rothfels
Reviewer: 
Richard Kahn

Kahn on Rothfels, 'Representing Animals:'

Nigel Rothfels. Representing Animals:. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002. xv + 235 pp. $49.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-253-34154-9; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21551-2.

Reviewed by Richard Kahn (Graduate School of Education, UCLA) Published on H-Nilas (February, 2005)

Is That Ivory in That Tower? Representing the Field of Animal Studies

Author: 
Michael Kammen
Reviewer: 
David Wilson

Wilson on Kammen, 'A Time to Every Purpose: The Four Seasons in American Culture'

Michael Kammen. A Time to Every Purpose: The Four Seasons in American Culture. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. 400 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2836-6.

Reviewed by David Wilson (American Studies, University of California, Davis) Published on H-Nilas (July, 2004)

A Syllabus of Seasons

Author: 
John A. Murray
Reviewer: 
Thom Harrison

Harrison on Murray, 'Writing About Nature: A Creative Guide'

John A. Murray. Writing About Nature: A Creative Guide. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2003. xii + 202 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-3085-7.

Reviewed by Thom Harrison (Division of Humanities, Macon State College) Published on H-Nilas (April, 2004)

In the Publishing Corridor

In the Publishing Corridor

Author: 
Cary Wolfe
Reviewer: 
Matthew Chrulew

Chrulew on Wolfe, 'Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory'

Cary Wolfe. Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2003. xvi + 238 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-90514-3; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-90513-6.

Reviewed by Matthew Chrulew (Department of English, Communication, and Cultural Studies, University of Western Australia) Published on H-Nilas (March, 2004)

Author: 
Randy Malamud
Reviewer: 
Marion W. Copeland

Copeland on Malamud, 'Poetic Animals and Animal Souls'

Randy Malamud. Poetic Animals and Animal Souls. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. xi + 200 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-6178-5.

Reviewed by Marion W. Copeland (The Center for Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine) Published on H-Nilas (March, 2004)

Connecting with the Real Toads in Poetry's Imaginary Gardens

Author: 
Raimond Gaita
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Bendik-Keymer

Bendik-Keymer on Agamben, 'The Open: Man and Animal' and Gaita, 'The Philosopher's Dog: Friendships with Animals'

Giorgio Agamben. The Open: Man and Animal. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2004. viii + 102 pp. $43.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-4737-0; $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-4738-7.Raimond Gaita. The Philosopher's Dog: Friendships with Animals. London: Routledge, 2003. 214 pp. $23.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4000-6110-5.

Author: 
David Quammen
Reviewer: 
Marion W. Copeland

Copeland on Quammen, 'Monster of God: The Man-Eating Predator in the Jungles of History and the Mind'

David Quammen. Monster of God: The Man-Eating Predator in the Jungles of History and the Mind. New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2003. 485 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-05140-7; $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-393-32609-3.

Reviewed by Marion W. Copeland (Center for Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine) Published on H-Nilas (January, 2004)

"Tyger, Tiger, Burning Bright"

Author: 
Greg Gordon
Reviewer: 
Sarah F. Trainor

Trainor on Gordon, 'Landscape of Desire: Identity and Nature in Utah's Canyon Country'

Greg Gordon. Landscape of Desire: Identity and Nature in Utah's Canyon Country. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2003. xi + 213 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87421-560-1; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87421-566-3.

Reviewed by Sarah F. Trainor (Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Alaska, Fairbanks) Published on H-Nilas (December, 2003)

Author: 
Ed Brody, Jay Goldspinner, Katie Green, Rona Leventhal, John Porcino, eds.
Reviewer: 
Cathy Mosely

Mosely on Brody and Goldspinner and Green and Leventhal and Porcino, 'Spinning Tales, Weaving Hope: Stories, Storytelling and Activities for Peace, Justice and the Environment'

Ed Brody, Jay Goldspinner, Katie Green, Rona Leventhal, John Porcino, eds. Spinning Tales, Weaving Hope: Stories, Storytelling and Activities for Peace, Justice and the Environment. Gabriola Island: New Society Publishers, 2002. x + 281 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-86571-447-2.

Reviewed by Cathy Mosely (President of NILAS and Storyteller) Published on H-Nilas (December, 2003)

Author: 
M. Oldfield Howey
Reviewer: 
Marion W. Copeland

Copeland on Howey, 'The Horse in Magic and Myth'

M. Oldfield Howey. The Horse in Magic and Myth. Mineola: Dover Publications, 2002. xii + 238 pp. $12.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-486-42117-9.

Reviewed by Marion W. Copeland (Center for Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University) Published on H-Nilas (October, 2003)

Renaissance: Or, Maybe What Goes Around Ought to Come Around

Author: 
Robert Aitken
Reviewer: 
Michael Bathgate

Bathgate on Aitken, 'Zen Master Raven: Saying and Doings of a Wise Bird'

Robert Aitken. Zen Master Raven: Saying and Doings of a Wise Bird. Boston, Rutland, and Tokyo: Tuttle Publishing, 2002. 208 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8048-3473-5.

Reviewed by Michael Bathgate (Religious Studies Department, Saint Xavier University) Published on H-Nilas (September, 2003)

A Zen for Today's Forest

A Zen for Today's Forest

Author: 
Patricia Monaghan
Reviewer: 
Leslie Van Gelder

Van Gelder on Monaghan, 'The Red-Haired Girl from the Bog: The Landscape of Celtic Myth and Spirit'

Patricia Monaghan. The Red-Haired Girl from the Bog: The Landscape of Celtic Myth and Spirit. Novato: New World Library, 2003. 295 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57731-190-4.

Reviewed by Leslie Van Gelder (Oxford Institute for Science and Spirit) Published on H-Nilas (September, 2003)

Ireland's Storied Landscape

Ireland's Storied Landscape

Author: 
David Oates
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Bendik-Keymer

Bendik-Keymer on Oates, 'Paradise Wild: Reimagining American Nature'

David Oates. Paradise Wild: Reimagining American Nature. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2003. viii + 285 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87071-553-2.

Reviewed by Jeremy Bendik-Keymer (Department of Philosophy, The Colorado College) Published on H-Nilas (August, 2003)

Weathered Nature: Integrationism and Conceptual History in Environmental Ethics

Author: 
David Nibert
Reviewer: 
Kathy Gerbasi

Gerbasi on Nibert, 'Animal Rights/Human Rights: Entanglements of Oppression and Liberation'

David Nibert. Animal Rights/Human Rights: Entanglements of Oppression and Liberation. Lanham and Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002. x + 269 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-1776-9; $102.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-1775-2.

Reviewed by Kathy Gerbasi (Department of Psychology, Niagara County Community College) Published on H-Nilas (July, 2003)

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