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Ecology and Modern Scottish Literature
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Ecology and Modern Scottish Literature

Louisa Gairn

Abstract

This book presents a provocative and timely reconsideration of modern Scottish literature in the light of ecological thought. The book 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 Burnside, Kathleen Jamie, and George Mackay Brown demonstrate the significance of ecological thought across the spectrum of Scottish literary culture. This book traces the influence of eco ... More

Keywords: Scottish literature, Scottish writers, Scottish literary culture, Robert Louis Stevenson, John Muir, Nan Shepherd, John Burnside, Kathleen Jamie, George Mackay Brown

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780748633111
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633111.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Louisa Gairn, author