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Ecodocumentaries

Critical Essays

  • Rayson K. Alex
  • S. Susan Deborah

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Rayson K. Alex, S. Susan Deborah
    Pages 1-7
  3. Land, Food, Ethics

  4. Development, Waste, Ethics

  5. Tree, River, Ethics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Nirmal Selvamony
      Pages 135-153
    3. John A. Duvall
      Pages 155-170
    4. Rayson K. Alex, K. Samuel Moses Srinivas, S. Susan Deborah
      Pages 189-202
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 203-213

About this book

Introduction

This book features ten critical essays on ecodocumentaries written by eminent scholars from India, USA, Ireland, Finland and Turkey in the area of ecocinema studies. Situating social documentaries with explicit ecological form and content, the volume takes relational positions on political, cultural and conservational aspects of natures and cultures in various cultural contexts. Documentaries themed around issues such as electronic waste, animal rights, land ethics, pollution of river, land grabbing, development and exotic plants are some of the topics ecocritiqued in this volume.

Keywords

Ecocriticism Ecomedia Ecocinema Documentary Conservation Electronic waste Fracking Land grabbing Land ethics Animal rights

Editors and affiliations

  • Rayson K. Alex
    • 1
  • S. Susan Deborah
    • 2
  1. 1.Birla Institute of Technology and SciencesPilani, GoaIndia
  2. 2.M. E. S. College of Arts & CommerceGoaIndia

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