• “Justice in the Land”: Ecological Protest in Henry David Thoreau’s Antislavery Essays

    Author(s):
    James S. Finley (see profile)
    Date:
    2013
    Subject(s):
    American literature
    Item Type:
    Article
    Tag(s):
    Abolition of Slavery, Thoreau, Ecocriticism
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6F18J
    Abstract:
    This essay addresses the ecological valences within Thoreau’s political writings, arguing specifically that his antislavery essays, from the beginning of his abolitionist commitment, reflect a concern that slavery is an environmental problem best addressed through an ecologically inflected protest.
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    Published as:
    Journal article    
    Status:
    Published
    Last Updated:
    3 months ago
    License:
    All Rights Reserved

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