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Activist PoeticsAnarchy in the Avon Valley$
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Niall Lucy and John Kinsella

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781846314698

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846316142

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Standing Up to Aggressors

Standing Up to Aggressors

(p.16) Chapter 2 Standing Up to Aggressors
Activist Poetics
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This chapter describes how Kinsella uses Henry David Thoreau's Walden as a framework to make points about ecological issues. Having lived in America, England and Australia, Walden allows Kinsella a full canvas to explore local and international issues of place, belonging and environment, and the cultural politics such an investigation conveys. The chapter also includes Kinsella's account on corellas and foxes.

Keywords:   John Kinsella, ecological issues, Henry David Thoreau, Walden, corellas, foxes

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