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By John Parham,Louise Westling

In an international heritage of Literature and the surroundings, a global staff of students illustrate the giant riches of environmental writing from the earliest literary classes all the way down to the current. It addresses historic writings approximately human/animal/plant kin 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 realm within the current Anthropocene second. Essays diversity from Trinidad to New Zealand, Estonia to Brazil. dialogue of those texts exhibits numerous methods environmental feedback can fruitfully interact literary works and cultures from each continent and each old interval. this can be a uniquely assorted and wealthy overseas background of environmental writing from historic Mesopotamian and Asian works to the current. It presents a compelling account of a subject that's an important to twenty-first-century international literary studies.

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