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There is also a very long and problematic tradition of referring to nature as a book, and an equally long metonymic chain of signifiers which has devolved therefrom. 7 I would argue that Russell’s diction points to actual phenomena which need to be taken into account in developing an environmentally responsible literary criticism or, to use Snyder’s term, a rhetoric of ecological relationship (Snyder 1990, p. 68). 8 Furthermore, he himself is careful not to sentimentalize the notion of the textuality of animals’ lives.

15)9 For Marty, as for Manes, signification and subjectivity cut across the great divide of the human/non-human, and listening can play a pivotal role in “restoring us to the humbler status of Homo sapiens: one species among millions of other beautiful, terrible, fascinating—and signifying—forms” (Manes 1996, p. 10 9 Similarly, in his article ‘Fabricating Nature: A Critique of the Social Construction of Nature,’ David W. Kidner describes the ‘epistemic fallacy’ as the view that “statements about being can be reduced to or analyzed in terms of statements about knowledge” (quoted in Kidner 2000, p.

Prolegomena to any Future Metaphysics that will be able to present itself as a Science. Translated by Peter. G. Lucas. Manchester: Manchester University Press. ——. [1781/1787] 1964. Critique of Pure Reason. Translated by Norman Kemp Smith [1929, revised 1933]. London: MacMillan. Kennedy, John S. 1992. The New Anthropomorphism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. H. 1860. Sea-side Studies at Ilfracombe, Tenby, the Scilly Isles, and Jersey. Edinburgh & London: Blackwood. Lockwood, Randall. 1989.

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