By Ivo Kamps; Karen L. Raber; Thomas Hallock
This quantity facilities at the examine of the family among literature and the surroundings and poses vital inquiries to an evolving box: why has ecocriticism occupied with slender, more moderen old periods? What has avoided or discouraged critics from extending environmentally-conscious readings additional into the prior, and what's misplaced as a consequence? Early sleek Ecostudies engages at once with such matters and advances a brand new perform that borrows from the methodologies of present ecocriticism, interrogates its challenging assumptions, and extends its achieve and importance. facing a variety of matters, those essays follow ecocritical ways to conventional authors similar to Shakespeare, Sidney, extra, and Milton; canonical texts such Edward Taylor's poetry and the Florentine Codex; and records from the literature of discovery, drugs, and common historical past.
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