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Amanolahi Baharvand P, Sadjadi B, Chavoshian S. Resistance to Deforestation Represented in Louis ‎Owens’Wolfsong: An Eco-Critical Reading. IQBQ. 2020; 27 (3) :75-85
URL: http://eijh.modares.ac.ir/article-27-34797-en.html
1- Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Foreign Languages, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
2- Department of English, Faculty of Language and Literature, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran. , b.sajadi@uok.ac.ir
3- Assistant professor, Department of English Language and Literature, College of Foreign Languages, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
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Deforestation has been one of the most detrimental consequences of the prevalence of European anthropocentrism in North America. European settlers who immigrated to North America found themselves in a bountiful paradise with infinite untrammeled natural resources that could be utilized to make a fortune. Likewise, they inflicted irremediable damages on nature upon the onset of their settlement in this continent. Investigating Louis Owens’ Wolfsong from an ecocritical standpoint, this article seeks to highlight the massive deforestation conducted by the white Americans in the Northwest of the United States of America. As a qualitative, research-based study, this article commences with the theoretical framework and subsequently focuses on the representations of the critical concepts in Wolfsong. It shall be indicated that the perspective held by the White Americans towards nature drastically collides with that of the indigenes. More exactly, the argument of this research follows the distinction between the treatment of nature by the Euro-Americans and Native Americans in Wolfsong
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Arts and Humanities (General)
Received: 2019/07/15 | Published: 2020/06/21

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