Eco-Georgic: From Antiquity to the Anthropocene. An Introduction


  • Philipp Erchinger University of Düsseldorf
  • Sue Edney University of Bristol
  • Pippa Marland University of Bristol





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Author Biographies

Philipp Erchinger, University of Düsseldorf

Philipp Erchinger teaches Modern British Literature at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany. His research engages with poetry and prose of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, especially with questions of epistemology, anthropology, and ecology. His publications include Artful Experiments: Ways of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science (Edinburgh UP, 2018); and Kontingenzformen: Realisierungsweisen des fiktionalen Erzählens bei Nashe, Sterne und Byron (Königshausen & Neumann, 2009). He has also edited a journal special issue on Earth Writing (Philological Quarterly, 2018).

Pippa Marland, University of Bristol

Pippa Marland is a Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, UK. Her project, "The Pen and the Plough," explores the representation of farming in the rural and nature writing of the long 20th century. She has published widely on ecocriticism and is a co-author of Modern British Nature Writing, 1789 - 2020: Land Lines, forthcoming with Cambridge University Press, and co-editor of Gifts of Gravity and Light: A Nature Almanac for the 21st Century (Hodder and Stoughton, 2021).






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