- Title Pages
2Hunger Makes the Wolf
3Beauty and the Beast
5One Nation under Coyote, Divisible
6Prairie Dog and Prejudice
7Nothing Says Trash Like Packrats
9The Bard’s Bird; or, The Slings and Arrows of Avicultural Hegemony
10Fly-Fishing for Carp as a Deeper Aesthetics
11Metamorphosis in Detroit
14Kill the Cat That Kills the Bird?
15An Unlimited Take of Ugly
16A Six-legged Guru
17The Parables of the Rats and Mice
- Publication History
A Cultural History of the Mormon Cricket
- (p.86) 4 Managing Apocalypse
- Trash Animals
- University of Minnesota Press
In her essay, Christine Roberts discusses the history of Mormon crickets, otherwise known as locusts, on the landscape and as symbols in literature. The crickets are often “managed” with toxic chemicals and Robertson questions if by introducing more poisons into the environment we aren’t bringing the apocalypse upon ourselves.
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