A Global History of Literature and the Environment by John Parham,Louise Westling

By John Parham,Louise Westling

In an international heritage of Literature and the surroundings, a global staff of students illustrate the titanic riches of environmental writing from the earliest literary classes right down to the current. It addresses old writings approximately human/animal/plant family from India, classical Greece, chinese language and eastern literature, the Maya Popol Vuh, Islamic texts, medieval ecu works, eighteenth-century and Romantic ecologies, colonial/postcolonial environmental interrelations, responses to industrialization, and the rising literatures of the realm within the current Anthropocene second. Essays diversity from Trinidad to New Zealand, Estonia to Brazil. dialogue of those texts exhibits a number of methods environmental feedback can fruitfully have interaction literary works and cultures from each continent and each ancient interval. this can be a uniquely diversified and wealthy overseas heritage of environmental writing from historical Mesopotamian and Asian works to the current. It presents a compelling account of a subject matter that's the most important to twenty-first-century worldwide literary studies.

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