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Ecology and modern scottish literature

Author: Louisa Gairn
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2008.
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This book presents a provocative and timely reconsideration of modern Scottish literature in the light of ecological thought. Louisa Gairn demonstrates how successive generations of Scottish writers have both reflected on and contributed to the development of international ecological theory and philosophy. Provocative re-readings of works by authors including Robert Louis Stevenson, John Muir, Nan Shepherd, John  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Gairn, Louisa.
Ecology and modern scottish literature.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)228375033
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louisa Gairn
ISBN: 9780748631988 0748631984 1281785814 9781281785817
OCLC Number: 235993092
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: COVER; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introduction: Re-Mapping Modern Scottish Literature; 1. Feelings for Nature in Victorian Scotland; 2. Strange Lands; 3. Local and Global Outlooks; 4. Dear Green Places; 5. Lines of Defence; Index.
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This is the first book-length study of one of the great themes in modern Scottish writing. Lucid, sophisticated and internationally-minded, it is a landmark work. Robert Crawford, University of St Read more...

 
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