Green Studies is a booming area for study and The Green Studies Reader is a fantastically comprehensive selection of critical texts which address the connection between ecology, culture, and literature. It offers a complete guide to the growing area of 'ecocriticism' and a wealth of material on green issues from the romantic period to the present.
Included are extracts from today's leading ecocritics and figures from the past who pioneered a green approach to literature and culture. This Reader sets the agenda for Green Studies and encourages a reassessment of development of criticism and offers readers a radical view of its future.
This unique collection gathers texts from today's leading ecocritics as well as esteemed figures from literature and philosophy thought to have contributed a green approach to cultural production and examination. Coupe (English, Manchester Metropolitan U.) includes extracts from William Wordsworth, Henry David Thoreau, John Ruskin, William Morris, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Theodor Adorno, Martin Heidegger, Raymond Williams, Theodore Roszak, Claude Levi-Strauss, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Jonathan Bate, Kate Soper, Gary Snyder, Terry Gifford, Louise Westling, Richard Kerridge, and Jhan Hochman. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)