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The gentleman farmer, labour and land: ecocritical possibilities in Stardew Valley

In my first post about Stardew Valley, I wrote about the romanticization of agriculture and rural life, dumpster diving, as well as what kind of gameplay the game encourages in its players. In this post I'll expand on some of that, as well as explore the game's treatment of labour and the land.

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Dumpster diving and pickling pumpkins: ecocritical possibilities in Stardew Valley

My first post on the ecocritical possibilities in the video game Stardew Valley.

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La maison des poules

Originally posted on the website of the Ampersand lab (&) at Concordia University at http://www.amplab.ca/2014/09/14/la-maison-des-poules/ When I built my hen house, I had two objectives in

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Why Big Fried Chicken Company

This past week, I spent a large amount of time in a car driving around the Atlantic provinces of Canada. Most of my time was spent either driving along the coast or through

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