Finding Refuge: Sites of Ecological Sanctuary in Nineteenth-Century American Poems

Margaret Ronda

University of California, Davis

Margaret Ronda teaches American poetry and environmental studies at the University of California-Davis. She is the author of Remainders: American Poetry at Nature’s End (Stanford University Press, Post*45 Series, forthcoming 2018) and two collections of poetry. Her articles have appeared in journals such as PMLA, Post-45, Genre, and ELN and in the edited volumes Prismatic Ecology: Ecotheory Beyond Green, Veer Ecology, Created Unequal: Class and the Making of American Literature, and A History of Twentieth-Century American Women’s Poetry.


Margaret Ronda, UC-DavisIn ecological terms, refugia refers to places that facilitate the survival of threatened species or that otherwise provide sanctuary for biodiversity in the midst of larger ecosystemic changes. In a... [ view full abstract ]


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P63 » Approaches to Nineteenth-Century American Poetry & the Environment (08:30 - Saturday, 24th March, Enchantment B)

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