By Laurence W. Mazzeno,Ronald D. Morrison

Applying ecocritical conception to the paintings of Victorian writers, this assortment explores what a range of ecocritical ways can provide scholars and students of Victorian literature, even as that it reviews the overall effectiveness of ecocritical thought. Interdisciplinary of their method, the essays absorb questions concerning the nonhuman, botany, panorama, evolutionary technology, and faith. The participants solid a large web by way of style, reading novels, poetry, periodical works, botanical literature, life-writing, and essays. Focusing on a wide variety of canonical and noncanonical writers, together with Charles Dickens, the Brontes, John Ruskin, Christina Rossetti, Jane Webb Loudon, Anna Sewell, and Richard Jefferies, Victorian Writers and the surroundings demonstrates the ways that nineteenth-century authors engaged not just with people’ interplay with the surroundings in the course of the Victorian interval, but additionally how a few authors expected more moderen attitudes towards the environment.

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