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Standing Up to Aggressors

Standing Up to Aggressors

Chapter:
(p.16) Chapter 2 Standing Up to Aggressors
Source:
Activist Poetics
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846314698.003.0002

This chapter describes how Kinsella uses Henry David Thoreau's Walden as a framework to make points about ecological issues. Having lived in America, England and Australia, Walden allows Kinsella a full canvas to explore local and international issues of place, belonging and environment, and the cultural politics such an investigation conveys. The chapter also includes Kinsella's account on corellas and foxes.

Keywords:   John Kinsella, ecological issues, Henry David Thoreau, Walden, corellas, foxes

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