Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2008

208 Pages | 2 B/W illustrations

ISBN: 9780748633111

Bookseller Code (06)

Ecology and Modern Scottish Literature

Louisa Gairn

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Considers both 'canonical' and less well known Scottish writers, including Gaelic poets and mountaineering literature, Robert Louis Stevenson and John Muir, and contemporary authors Kathleen Jamie and John Burnside
  • The first book to consider Scottish literature in the light of ecological and green thought
  • Engages with a major topical issue and sets the study of Scottish writing within the broader context of international green approaches to literary studies
  • Encourages reflection on the links between literary studies and perspectives drawn from the disciplines of environmental history, anthropology, philosophy and cultural geography"

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