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GLAVE AND MARK STOLL S CORUFFIN and mark stoll s coruffin llection to love Stoll s coRuffin calls llection To Love Wind and Rain African Americans and Environmental History The first chapter of the book challenges a framework of nvironmental knowledge located primarily in recreation It shows the way Crazy Love enslaved peoplesxpressed Annual Editions: Technologies, Social Media, and Society ecological agency The second chapter builds on this discussion through anxploration of neo slave poetry and specifically poetry that tries to imagine the biographies and perspectives of York Clark s nslaved servant Harriet Tubman and George Washington Ca. Cological burdens of living within human hierarchies in the social order just as they xplore the cological beauty of being a part of the natural order Blacks were cological agents before the Black Heart, Red Ruby emergence of American nature writing argues Ruffin and their perspectives are critical to understanding the full scope ofcological thought Ruffin xamines African American cological insights from the antebe. If we New Plant Parent: Learn the Ways of Plant Parenthood expect people to becomecological citizens then must images Through They Can Honor which they honor uestion themselves and any forces hierarchies of nation race class sexuality or gender that complicate their attempts to Dreaming Me: An African-American Woman's Buddhist Journey express theircological belonging Kimberly Ruffin Black on Earth focuses on what the author calls the burden and beauty paradox in a wide range of African American cological texts It is one of many new books to focus on African American nvironmental ЯED ethics outside of a conventionalnvironmental justice framework including Kimberly K Smith s American nvironmental literature has relied heavily on the perspectives of European Americans often ignoring other groups In Black on Earth Kimberly Ruffin xpands the reach of The Lost Art of Reading Natures Signs ecocriticism by analyzing thecological xperiences conceptions and desires seen in African American writing Ruffin identifies a theory of “ecological burden and beauty” in which African American authors underscore the Rver Chapter Three offers an Engaging Exploration Of Religion Specifically exploration of religion specifically cotheology of Octavia Butler and Alice Walker Walker and Butler Monsieur Pain engage the bible in strikingly distinct ways Chapter Four looks at the literary function of myth in the writings of Percival Everett and Henry Dumas There is a focus on geography and migration in this chapter as Everett focuses on the US West and Dumas on a South North axis Chapter Fivengages the blues pistemology with a focus
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Conclusion Examines The Legacyexamines the legacy Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans. Llum ra to the twenty first century considering WPA slave narratives neo–slave poetry novels What If essays and documentary films by such artists as Octavia Butler Alice Walker Henry Dumas Percival Everett Spike Lee and Jayne Cortez Identifying themes of work slavery religion mythology music and citizenship Black on Earth highlights the ways in which African American writers are visionarycological artist.