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By John Parham,Louise Westling

In an international background of Literature and the surroundings, a global staff of students illustrate the tremendous riches of environmental writing from the earliest literary sessions right down to the current. It addresses old writings approximately human/animal/plant relatives from India, classical Greece, chinese language and jap 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 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 ancient interval. this can be a uniquely various and wealthy foreign heritage 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 worldwide literary studies.

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