A Greene Country Towne: Philadelphia's Ecology in the Cultural Imagination (Hardcover)

A Greene Country Towne: Philadelphia's Ecology in the Cultural Imagination By Alan C. Braddock (Editor), Laura Turner Igoe (Editor) Cover Image
By Alan C. Braddock (Editor), Laura Turner Igoe (Editor)


A collection of essays exploring the ways in which art and literature have imagined, animated, and embodied the complex ecology of Philadelphia since the seventeenth century. Essays utilize emerging methods of interpretation in ecocriticism, new materialism, art history, philosophy, and urban studies.

About the Author

Alan C. Braddock is Ralph H. Wark Associate Professor of Art History and American Studies at the College of William and Mary as well as Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities at Princeton University. He is the author of Thomas Eakins and the Cultures of Modernity (2009) and coeditor of A Keener Perception: Ecocritical Studies in American Art History (2009).Laura Turner Igoe is the Maher Curatorial Fellow of American Art at Harvard Art Museums. She is completing a book manuscript titled Art and Ecology in the Early Republic.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780271077130
ISBN-10: 0271077131
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication Date: December 21st, 2016
Pages: 248
Language: English

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