By John Parham,Louise Westling

In an international heritage of Literature and the surroundings, a world team of students illustrate the significant riches of environmental writing from the earliest literary sessions right down to the current. It addresses historic writings approximately human/animal/plant family 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 area within the current Anthropocene second. Essays diversity from Trinidad to New Zealand, Estonia to Brazil. dialogue of those texts shows a number of methods environmental feedback can fruitfully interact literary works and cultures from each continent and each ancient interval. this can be a uniquely diverse and wealthy overseas background of environmental writing from historic Mesopotamian and Asian works to the current. It presents a compelling account of an issue that's the most important to twenty-first-century international literary studies.

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