By Louisa Gairn
A provocative and well timed reconsideration of recent Scottish literature within the gentle of ecological notion. Louisa Gairn demonstrates the contribution of successive generations of Scottish writers to the improvement of overseas ecological conception and philosophy. She revisits the works of Robert Louis Stevenson, John Muir, Nan Shepherd, John Burnside, Kathleen Jamie, and George Mackay Brown, between others, to bare the importance of ecological notion throughout Scottish literary tradition. through tracing the medical, philosophical, and political impact of ecology on those writers, Gairn provides an unique realizing of Scottish literature from the mid-nineteenth century to the current. In an age of environmental challenge, Ecology and sleek Scottish Literature issues to a historical past of ecological notion that's of important relevance to either Scottish literary tradition and the broader box of eco-friendly experiences.