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View Resource @sle ONLINE: The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) cultivates "the exchange of ideas" relevant to the study of "literature that considers the relationship between human beings and the natural world." @sle ONLINE provides an abundance of resources for the critical analysis of literary nonfiction, nature poetry, environmental fiction, and ecocriticism. This site features over 150...
View Resource A Romantic Natural History: A Website Designed to Survey the Relationships Between Literary Works and Natural History in the Century Before Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species (1859)

Created by Ashton Nichols, Professor of English at Dickinson College, this interesting site should appeal to users in both the history of science and literature. Basically, the site explores connections between literary works and natural history in the century before Darwin's Origin of the Species. At the site, visitors will first find several essays by Ashton, some short case studies, and a...