Into the Fold: Kathleen Jamie’s and John Burnside’s Oikopoetics

  • Camille Manfredi
Part of the Geocriticism and Spatial Literary Studies book series (GSLS)


This chapter focuses on Kathleen Jamie and John Burnside’s works of nonfiction and poetry, and most specifically on their attentiveness to places, mediators and objets trouvés. It dwells on the cooperation between the writer and nonhuman animals as surveyors and collectors of ways of looking, as well as on the creaturely mode of being that allows both writers to carve their own milieu, possibly even their own ‘home’, out of the locale.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Camille Manfredi
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  1. 1.University of NantesNantes Cedex 1France

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