<b>Population, Ecology, and the Malthusian Imagination: An Introduction</b> // Población, ecología y la imaginación malthusiana: Una introducción


  • Hannes Bergthaller National Chung-Hsing University
  • Margarita Carretero González University of Granada, Spain Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics




Introduction to the Special Focus Section (9.1)


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Author Biographies

Hannes Bergthaller, National Chung-Hsing University

Hannes Bergthaller is an associate professor at the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at National Chung-Hsing University in Tai-Chung, Taiwan. His book >Populäre Ökologie: On the literature and cultural history of the modern environmental movement in the US< appeared in 2007; he has published essays on the work of Rachel Carson, Toni Morrison, Marilynne Robinson, Dr. Seuss, Gary Snyder, and Walt Whitman, as well as on ecocriticism and social systems theory. The edited volume >Addressing Modernity: Social Systems Theory and US Cultures< (co-edited with Carsten Schinko) appeared in 2011. He is a founding member and the current vice-president of EASLCE.

Margarita Carretero González, University of Granada, Spain Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics

Margarita Carretero González is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the English and German Department of the University of Granada (Spain). She is a scholar on British writer J.R.R. Tolkien’s work and became interested in studying the relationships between individuals and the environment while working on her doctoral thesis on The Lord of the Rings, which she defended in 1996. Since then, she has participated and published both nationally and internationally on fantasy fiction, children’s literature, film and literature, British female novelists of the 19th century, ecocriticism and ecofeminism.






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