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Shakespeare and Ecology

Randall Martin

Abstract

Shakespeare and Ecology is the first book to explore the topical contexts that shaped the environmental knowledge and politics of Shakespeare and his audiences. Early modern England experienced unprecedented environmental challenges including climate change, population growth, resource shortfalls, and habitat destruction which anticipate today's globally magnified crises. Shakespeare wove these events into the poetic textures and embodied action of his drama, contributing to the formation of a public ecological consciousness, while opening creative pathways for re-imagining future human relati ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199567027
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199567027.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Randall Martin, author