“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Thursday, January 30, 2014

More on that Norton Anthology of Theory

…as a matter of fact, let's just not use it until Norton condescends to include the topic that everyone thinks about, with mounting anxiety. Ecology. Extinction. Global warming.

Stacy Alaimo, let's start a movement here. (You just wrote me about your upcoming talk here.)

I've taught theory for twenty-five years. It was the first class I ever taught at Oxford--right Jeremy?

1 comment:

Jeremy Braddock said...

That is correct! And I can remember very well the tutorial in which Hannah Betts and I insisted that you go on to invent green literary theory. Spring 1990. Very agreeable that you (and others) then did.