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A number of these chapters and journal articles can be downloaded through the University of Tasmania’s ecite system (URLs are provided)

2020 Guest Editor, Special Issue “Australasian Ecocriticism: Critical Plant Studies,” Tamkang Review, Vol. 51 (1) 2020

“Guest Editor’s Note,” Australasian Ecocriticism: Critical Plant Studies, Tamkang Review, Vol. 51 (1), 2020, pp. i-xii http;//ecite.utas.edu.au/144644

“Notes from the Cli-Fi Centre: Social Distancing with Dan Bloom in Taiwan,” Tamkang Review, pp. 137-143 http://ecite.utas.edu.au/142543

Review and Overview: Climate Change Scepticism: A Transnational Ecocritical Analysis, edited by Greg Garrard, Axel Goodbody, George B. Handley, Stephanie Posthumus, pp. 121-136 http://ecite.utas.edu.au/142579

2020  “Reconstructing Representations: ‘Australia’ as Ecocritical Andragogy.” Ecocritical Concerns and the Australian Continent, edited by Beate Neumeier and Helen Tiffin. (Ecocritical Theory and Practice Series, Rowan & Littlefield International). Chapter includes a specific focus on climate change through the work of SA artist, Hans Heysen; Patrick White’s Voss, and Gabrielle Lord’s cli-fi Salt, while demonstrating ecocritical methodologies. http://ecite/utas.edu.au/144644

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2019 “Eco churches, Eco Synagogues, Eco Hollywood: 21st-Century Responses to Lynn White, Jr.’s and Andrew Furman’s 20th-Century Readings of Environments in Crisis” in Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication, Routledge, S. Slovic, S. Rangaranjan, V. Sareswaran (eds), New York, pp. 36-54. ISBN 9781138053137 (2019) http://ecite.utas.edu.au/129455

“CA.Cranston’s [chapter] startling for the subtlety and nuance of the thinking, moves comfortably among Judaic concepts _ such as the mitzvah of tzedakah (צדקה) on the one hand, and ‘real-world influence’ (49) on the other – and both summarises a great deal of material and adds significantly to existing research” (Simon Estok, Green Letters, p. 229)

2017 “Climate and Culture in Australia and New Zealand”, with Charles Dawson (NZ). A Cambridge Global History of Literature and the Environment, edited by Louise Westling and John Parham, CUP. ISBN: 978131621257 http://ecite.utas.edu.au/112914

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2012 “An Ecocritical Reading of Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger”. Contemporary Contemplations of Ecoliterature, edited by Suresh Frederick. New Delhi: AuthorsPress, pp. 228-266.

[Name published erroneously as C.A. Caranston,  “An Ecocritical Reading of Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger”]. (37mgb) http://ecite.utas.edu.au/86099

LITERARY ECOCRITICISM TEACHING RESOURCE: This chapter, with more than 2000 downloads, provides an excellent teaching resource and demonstration of the application of ecocritical methodologies.

2009   “Literary Ecoconsciousness” in Reading Down Under: Australian Literary Studies Reader, edited by Amit Sarwal and Reema Sarwal. New Delhi: SSS Publications, pp. 379-385. ISBN No. 81-902282-1-0

2009   “From Shanty to Shanti: Teaching Australian Literature in India” in  Special issue: ‘Australian Literature in a Global World’, JASAL Vol. 9, pp. 1-14.  http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/index

2009   “Challenging Contemporary Ecocritical Place Discourses: Military Brats, Shadow Places, and Homeplace Consumerism” Indian Journal of Ecocriticism. Vol. 2, pp. 72-89.  A bio-ecology account. http://eprints.utas.edu.au/9597/

2008  “Wet, in the Mindscape of the Dry” in Words on WaterLiterary and Cultural Representations, edited by Maureen Devine and Christa Grewe-Volpp. Wissenschaftliche Verlag Trier: Germany  http://eprints.utas.edu.au/8724/

LITERARY ECOCRITICISM TEACHING RESOURCE: The chapter “Wet, in the Mindscape of the Dry” in Words on Water provides an excellent teaching resource demonstrating, among other things, an ecocritical reading of Jack Hibberd’s A Stretch of the Imagination. It discusses also WW2 immigrant responses to Australia’s vernacular building material, corrugated iron.

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In this, the first collection of ecocritical essays devoted to Australian contexts and their writers, Australian and US scholars explore the transliteration of land and sea thought the works of Australian authors and through their own experiences

2007 “Setting the Scene: Littoral and Critical Contexts”. Robert Zeller and CA. Cranston, in The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and their Writers: Ecocriticism. Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, pp. 7-30. 

2007  “Islands” (ecocriticism) in The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and their Writers, edited by CA. Cranston and Robert Zeller, Amsterdam: Rodopi, pp. 219-260). http://eprints.utas.edu.au/4749/

2007 “Setting the Scene: Littoral and Critical Contexts”. Robert Zeller and CA. Cranston, in The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and their Writers: Ecocriticism. Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, pp. 7-30. http://eprints.utas.edu.au/4692/ 

2004  Chapter, “C.J. Koch (1932-).” Dictionary of Literary BiographyVolume Two Eighty Nine: Australian Writers, 1950-1975, edited by Selina Samuels. Bruccoli Clark Layman, pp. 196-206. http://eprints.utas.edu.au/535/

2003   “Rambling in Overdrive.” (Ecocriticism). Tasmanian Historical Studies 8 (2 ): 28-39.  http://eprints.utas.edu.au/528/

2002   Chapter, “John Morrison”. Dictionary of Literary Biography Volume Two Hundred Sixty: Australian Writers, 1915-1950, edited by Selina Samuels. Bruccoli Clark Layman, pp.  239-249. http://eprints.utas.edu.au/53

2001   Australian Literature Gateway and Scholarly Electronic Text and Image Service (SETIS citation 14:2) e-published “Sentimental Jonah’s Heart of Stone”. Originally published in Australian Literary Studies, 14 (October 1989): 216-228.

2001   “Tasmanian Nature Writing and Ecocriticism”.  Special issue. Australian Literary Studies in the 21st Century, edited by Philip Mead. ASAL: Hobart, pp. 59-67. http://eprints.utas.edu.au/527/