Wilderness Abroad: From Twain to Shehadeh

Lubna Alzaroo

University of Washington

Lubna Alzaroo is currently a PhD candidate in the English department at the University of Washington. She has a B.A. in English Literature from Bethlehem University in Palestine where she grew up. She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to pursue her Masters degree in English Literature from the University of Washington in 2013. Her research interest is in the intersection of Settler Colonial Studies and Environmental Literary Studies.  


The wilderness tradition in 19th century U.S. literature is conventionally read as bound up with the rise of nationalism and the concept of purity in regard to both land and person, both untouched or uncorrupted by modernity.... [ view full abstract ]


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