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Dwellings of Enchantment: Writing and Reenchanting the Earth

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Dwellings of Enchantment: Writing and Reenchanting the Earth offers ecocritical and ecopoetic readings that focus on multispecies dwellings of enchantment and reenchant our rapport with the more-than-human world. It sheds light on the marvelous entanglements between humans and other life forms coexisting with us–entanglements that, when fully perceived, call onto humans to shift perspectives on both the causes and solutions to current ecological crises. Working against the disenchantment of humans’ relationships with and perceptions of the world entailed by a modern ontology, this book illustrates the power of ecopoetics to attune humans to the vibrant matter both within and outside of us. Braiding indigenous with non-indigenous worldviews, this book tackles ecopoetics emerging from varying locations in the world. It underscores the postmodernist, remythologizing processes going on in many ecopoetic texts, via magical realist modes and mythopoeia.
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hal-03204718 , version 1 (21-04-2021)

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Bénédicte Meillon. Dwellings of Enchantment: Writing and Reenchanting the Earth. Bénédicte Meillon. Dwellings of Enchantment: Writing and Reenchanting the Earth, Perpignan, France. Lexington Books, Rowman & Littlefield, pp.394, 2020. ⟨hal-03204718⟩

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