Download e-book for kindle: A Global History of Literature and the Environment by John Parham,Louise Westling

By John Parham,Louise Westling

In an international background of Literature and the surroundings, a world crew of students illustrate the monstrous riches of environmental writing from the earliest literary sessions all the way down to the current. It addresses historic writings approximately human/animal/plant relatives from India, classical Greece, chinese language and eastern literature, the Maya Popol Vuh, Islamic texts, medieval eu works, eighteenth-century and Romantic ecologies, colonial/postcolonial environmental interrelations, responses to industrialization, and the rising literatures of the area within the current Anthropocene second. Essays variety from Trinidad to New Zealand, Estonia to Brazil. dialogue of those texts shows numerous methods environmental feedback can fruitfully have interaction literary works and cultures from each continent and each old interval. this can be a uniquely assorted and wealthy foreign background of environmental writing from old Mesopotamian and Asian works to the current. It offers a compelling account of a subject matter that's the most important to twenty-first-century international literary studies.

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