By John Parham,Louise Westling

In a world background of Literature and the surroundings, a world staff of students illustrate the colossal riches of environmental writing from the earliest literary classes right down to the current. It addresses old writings approximately human/animal/plant kinfolk from India, classical Greece, chinese language and jap 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 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 historic interval. it is a uniquely assorted and wealthy overseas historical past of environmental writing from old Mesopotamian and Asian works to the current. It presents a compelling account of a subject that's the most important to twenty-first-century international literary studies.

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