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Georgic Literature and the Environment: Working Land, Reworking Genre

Cover of the edited collection, 'Georgic Literature and the Environment'

8 November 2022

edited by Sue Edney and Tess Somervell

This expansive edited collection explores in depth the georgic genre and its connections to the natural world. Together, its chapters demonstrate that georgic—a genre based primarily on two classical poems about farming, Virgil’s Georgics and Hesiod’s Works and Days—has been reworked by writers throughout modern and early modern English-language literary history as a way of thinking about humans’ relationships with the environment.

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