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Speaker: Jonathan Bate, Joanna Kavenna, Rob Cowen, Lavinia Greenlaw
From Cormac McCarthy's The Road to Jonathan Franzen's Freedom, contemporary literature is engaging with the environment as never before. Are writers and critics exploiting the latest hot topic, or do they have something essential to say about our relationship to the natural world?
Author of Skimming Stones and Independent columnist Rob Cowen, world renowned Shakespeare scholar and provost at Worcester College Oxford, Jonathan Bate, and award winning novelist Joanna Kavenna investigate literary ecologies. Lavinia Greenlaw chairs.
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