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Author LeMenager, Stephanie, 1968- author.

Title Living oil : petroleum culture in the American century / Stephanie LeMenager.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.


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Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
Series Oxford studies in American literary history ; 5
Oxford studies in American literary history ; 5.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 'Living Oil' is a work of environmental cultural studies that engages with a wide spectrum of cultural forms, from museum exhibits and oil industry tours to poetry, documentary film, fiction, still photography, novels and memoirs. The book's unique focus is the aesthetic, sensory and emotional legacies of petroleum, from its rise to the preeminent modern fossil fuel during World War I through the current era of so-called Tough Oil.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 28, 2014).
Subject American literature -- History and criticism.
Petroleum industry and trade -- United States.
Environmental protection in literature.
Environmental policy in literature.
Petroleum in literature.
ISBN 9780199347186 (ebook) : No price