Book Review: Terry Gifford, Green Voices: Understanding Contemporary Nature Poetry

  • Tonia L. Payne Nassau Community College

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Book Review: Terry Gifford, Green Voices: Understanding Contemporary Nature Poetry

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Author Biography

Tonia L. Payne, Nassau Community College

Tonia Payne received her Ph.D. in English Literature from the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York in 1999. Her dissertation was entitled “‘A Heart That Watches and Receives’: Ursula K. Le Guin and the American Nature Writing Tradition.” Currently, she is a tenured associate professor in the English department at Nassau Community College of the State University of New York, located on Long Island. Among her scholarly publications are “‘We Are Dirt: We Are Earth’: Ursula Le Guin and the Problem of Extra-Terrestrialism” in Nature in Literary and Cultural Studies: Transatlantic Conversations on Ecocriticism (Nature, Culture and Literature 3. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2006) and “Dark Brothers and Shadow Souls: Ursula Le Guin’s Animal ‘Fables,’” in What Are the Animals to Us? Approaches from Science, Religion, Folklore, Literature, and Art (U Tennessee P, 2007). Her poem, “Prairie,” was published in California Quarterly.

Published
2012-10-11