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Getting to the Roots of the Matter: Trees and the Environmental Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Literature

Oliver, S (2014) Getting to the Roots of the Matter: Trees and the Environmental Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Literature. In: Interdisciplinary Explorations: The Idea of Nature, ? - ?, Boise State University, Idaho.

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Abstract

From the medieval greenwood to plantation forestry, nineteenth-century poetry and fiction is filled with references to trees. Susan Oliver looks at ecological crisis and the complex relationship between people and woods as trees were replaced by grass in a rapidly changing world.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: _not provided_
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 15 May 2014 11:20
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:51
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/9417

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