Ecocriticism : The Essential Reader

Ecocriticism : The Essential Reader

Book Title: Ecocriticism : The Essential Reader

Author: Greg Garrard

Format: Paperback | 382 pages

Publication Date: 09 Jul 2014

ISBN-13: 9780415508605

Ecocriticism: The Essential Reader charts the growth of this important field. The first-wave ecocriticism section focuses on key readings from the 1960s to the 1990s. The second-wave ecocriticism section goes on to consider a range of exciting contemporary trends, including environmental justice, aesthetics and philosophy, and globalization.

Readings include the work of:

Raymond Williams
Jonathan Bate
Timothy Morton
Ursula Heise
Lawrence Buell
Kate Soper
Cary Wolfe
and Kate Rigby.

Containing seminal, representative, and contemporary work in the field, this volume and the editorial commentary is designed for use on both undergraduate and postgraduate ecocritical literature courses.