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Mockingbird Song: Ecological Landscapes of the SouthThe American South Is Generally Warmer, Wetter, Weedier, Snakier, And Insect Infested And Disease Prone Than Other Regions Of The Country It Is Alluring To The Scientifically And Poetically Minded Alike With Mockingbird Song, Jack Temple Kirby Offers A Personal And Passionate Recounting Of The Centuries Old Human Nature Relationship In The South Exhibiting Violent Cycles Of Growth, Abandonment, Dereliction, Resettlement, And Reconfiguration, This Relationship, Kirby Suggests, Has The Sometimes Melodious, Sometimes Cacophonous Vocalizations Of The Region S Emblematic Avian, The Mockingbird.In A Narrative Voice Marked By The Intimacy And Enthusiasm Of A Storyteller, Kirby Explores All Of The South S Peoples And Their Landscapes How Humans Have Used, Yielded, Or Manipulated Varying Environments And How They Have Treated Forests, Water, And Animals Citing History, Literature, And Cinematic Portrayals Along The Way, Kirby Also Relates How Southerners Have Thought About Their Part Of Earth As A Source Of Both Sustenance And Delight.The American South Is Generally Warmer, Wetter, Weedier, Snakier, And Insect Infested And Disease Prone Than Other Regions Of The Country It Is Alluring To The Scientifically And Poetically Minded Alike With Mockingbird Song, Jack Temple Kirby Offers A Personal And Passionate Recounting Of The Centuries Old Human Nature Relationship In The South Exhibiting Violent Cycles Of Growth, Abandonment, Dereliction, Resettlement, And Reconfiguration, This Relationship, Kirby Suggests, Has The Sometimes Melodious, Sometimes Cacophonous Vocalizations Of The Region S Emblematic Avian, The Mockingbird.In A Narrative Voice Marked By The Intimacy And Enthusiasm Of A Storyteller, Kirby Explores All Of The South S Peoples And Their Landscapes How Humans Have Used, Yielded, Or Manipulated Varying Environments And How They Have Treated Forests, Water, And Animals Citing History, Literature, And Cinematic Portrayals Along The Way, Kirby Also Relates How Southerners Have Thought About Their Part Of Earth As A Source Of Both Sustenance And Delight.

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  • Hardcover
  • 361 pages
  • Mockingbird Song: Ecological Landscapes of the South
  • Jack Temple Kirby
  • English
  • 23 February 2017
  • 9780807830574

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  1. says:

    C Vann Woodward mid twentieth century historian of the South states He was never termed an environmental historian and yet his Origins of the New South 1951 made it quite clear that after the Civil War, distant bankers exploited landlords, who exploited sharecroppers, who had only the soil to exploit xvi Woodward said that the South mockingbirds may seem bizarre and exotic compared to New England parakeets but compared to avians of the , the southern mockingbird is muted, gray and unexciting x Kirby goes on to demonstrate how the homocentric view of the mockingbirds in To Kill a Mockingbird 1960 is false mockingbirds don t sing for humans, but they are in fact rather indifferent to humans.Most of the American South is hot, humid, and well watered most every year There has been a lot of drastic changes in landscape, and it only had an extremely brief experience with densely built landscapes and the urban life.Nature s own violent agency not just periodic hurricane and earthquake but also steadier phenomena such as humidity, temperature, altitude, morphology and cover, the mal function of wetlands, and the meanderings of rivers xiv This book may be categorized as environmental history, cultural landscape studies, and fiction film history xviii.Prologue An Orientation Mostly Along St Johns River Florida Marjorie K Rawlings The Yearling 1938 set in 1871 human effort is often foiled by nature 6 Hurricane warning system 1898 Pres McKinley ...


  2. says:

    The book moved like an amoeba over the Southern landscape, first in Florida, then to Mississippi with sojourns in Maryland and the Midwest It seamlessly interwove southern literature, social history, and environmental history The use of literature provided poignant and vivid examples of the people of the south, but relying so heavily on these characters provided a caricature of southerners rather than a holistic understanding of their culture and history The book also included a few incorrect or suspicious ecological facts For example, the author referred to alligators as amphibians, but they are reptiles The author also made white throated sparrows seem quite rare ...


  3. says:

    An enticing subject ecological criticism of the Southern U.S.in media and history is quickly smothered by overreaching ambition and a lack of thoroughness Kirby corrals an impressive and enjoyable body of Southern themed media, from Gone With the Wind to O Brother, Where Art Thou , but fails to connect them adequately to his theme of ecology He does succeed in other case studies su...


  4. says:

    An award winning environmental history of the American South


  5. says:

    Provocative, but unfocused and shallow One expects from a senior scholar SOS.

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