Poetry & Expanding the Ecological Self: A Contextualization of Cunnuings' Typographies within the Modernist Ecological Vision

Moe, Aaron
October 2007
Spring;Fall2007, Vol. 16, p134
The article discusses the study about literature and ecology of E. E. Cummings, in which it explores the energy within a poem by comparing poems to plants. It mentions that he said poems typify the concept of stored energy which contains theme of ecological identification with non-human life. It provides a unique accumulation of knowledge in the process of textual identification of inanimate and animate life. Further, poets' typographies not only to contextualize, but demonstrates ecological awareness.


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