ENG 181: Course Texts

Required Course Texts & Assignment Descriptions

Hard Copy Texts to Purchase

Coetzee, J.M. The Lives of Animals. Ed. Amy Gutmann. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1999.

Shakespeare, William. Macbeth. The Pelican Shakespeare. Ed. Stephen Orgel. New York: Penguin, 2000.

Digital Texts Available Online/Reserve

Bennett, Jane. “Powers of the Hoard: Further Notes on Material Agency.” Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects. Ed. Jeffery Jerome Cohen. Washington, DC: Oliphant Books, 2012. 237-269.

Campbell, Gardner. “A Personal Cyberinfastructure.” Educausereview Online, 2009.

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Cronan, William. “The Trouble with WIlderness.”  Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature. New York: WW Norton & Co., 1995.

Gessner, David. “For the Birds.” Slate 17 Aug 2013.

An Inconvenient Truth. Dir.Davis Guggenheim. Perf. Al Gore. Lawrence Bender Productions, 2006.

I See Change: The Almanac

Jeremiah (NRSV) Books 1-4

Marvell, Andrew, “The Mower’s Song

Manning, Richard. “Bakken Business: The Price of North Dakota’s Fracking Boom.”

McNaughten, Hugh. “Distinctive Consumption and Popular Anti-Consumerism: The Case of Wall-E.” Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies 26.5 (2012): 753-766.

Morton, Timothy. “Introduction: Critical Thinking.” The Ecology of Thought. Cambridge: Harvard university Press, 2010. 1-20.

Shaw, Ian Graham Ronald. “Wall-E’s World: Animating Badiou’s Philosophy.” Cultural Geographies 17.3 (2010): 391-405.

Synder, Gary. “Smokey the Bear Sutra”

Thoreau, Henry David. “Economy,” “Where I Lived, and What I Lived for,” “Solitude,” “Spring,” and “Conclusion.” Walden, or Life in the Woods. Norton Anthology of American Literature. 7th Ed. Nina Bayman, et. al. New York: WW Norton & Co., 2008. 825-912.

Wall-E. Dir. Andrew Stanton. Disney Pixar, 2008.