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By John Parham,Louise Westling

In a world background of Literature and the surroundings, a global workforce of students illustrate the substantial riches of environmental writing from the earliest literary sessions right down to the current. It addresses historical writings approximately human/animal/plant relatives 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 various 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 heritage of environmental writing from historical Mesopotamian and Asian works to the current. It offers a compelling account of a subject matter that's an important to twenty-first-century international literary studies.

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