The Anthropocene Lyric: An Affective Geography of Poetry, Person, Place

  • Tom Bristow

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 124-139

About this book


This book takes the work of three contemporary poets John Burnside, John Kinsella and Alice Oswald to reveal how an environmental poetics of place is of significant relevance for the Anthropocene: a geological marker asking us to think radically of the human as one part of the more-than-human world.


Anthropocene Literary geography John Burnside John Kinsella Alice Oswald environment lyric poem poetics poetry

Authors and affiliations

  • Tom Bristow
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MelbourneAustralia

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