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By Christopher Schliephake,Brooke Holmes,Serenella Iovino,Anna Banks,Roman Bartosch,Hannes Bergthaller,Christopher Chinn,Katharina Donn,Terry Gifford,Laurence Grove,J. Donald Hughes,Richard Hutchins,Marguerite Johnson,Lars Keßler,Aneta Klisczc,Joanna Komorow

Although present environmental debates lay the focal point at the business Revolution as a sociopolitical improvement that has resulted in the present environmental problem, many ecocritical tasks have kept away from historicizing their techniques or were characterised by way of ways that have been both pre-historic or post-historic: whereas the environmental circulation has harbored the dream of restoring nature to a nation untouched through human palms, there's additionally the pessimistic imaginative and prescient of a post-apocalyptic international, exhausted via humanity’s intake of common assets. in contrast heritage, the decline of nature has turn into a story template very common one of the public environmental discourse and environmental scientists alike. the quantity revisits Antiquity as an epoch which witnessed related environmental difficulties and got here up with its personal interpretations and strategies in facing them. This decidedly old point of view isn't just speculated to fill in a clean in ecocritical discourse, but in addition to query, problematize, and tell our modern debates with a very varied tackle “nature” and humanity’s position on the planet. Thereby, a efficient discussion among modern ecocritical theories and the classical culture is demonstrated that highlights similarities in addition to adjustments. This quantity is the 1st booklet to convey ecocriticism and the classical culture right into a accomplished discussion. It assembles famous specialists within the box and complex students in addition to younger and aspiring ecocritics. as a way to make sure a dialogic trade among the contributions, the amount contains 4 reaction essays through demonstrated ecocritics which embed the sections inside of a bigger theoretical and sensible ecocritical framework and speak about the potential for together with the pre-modern international into our environmental debates.

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