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Author Borlik, Todd Andrew.

Title Ecocriticism and early modern English literature : green pastures / Todd A. Borlik
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 279 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in Renaissance literature and culture ; 16
Routledge studies in Renaissance literature and culture ; 16
Contents Introduction -- Reincarnating Pythagoras: anima mundi and Renaissance gaia theory -- Mute timber: environmental stichomythia in The old Arcadia and Poly-Olbion -- The reformation and the disenchantment of nature -- "Hast any philosophy in thee, shepherd?": environmental ethics and the good life in Renaissance pastoral -- Rethinking dominion: pastoral and the republic of nature -- Conclusion: ecocriticism as a version of the pastoral
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Ecocriticism.
Ecology in literature.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Environmentalism -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Environmentalism -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Nature in literature.
Pastoral literature, English -- History and criticism.
Philosophy of nature in literature.
Philosophy of nature -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Philosophy of nature -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203819241 (electronic bk.)
9780203819241 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Green pastures