The Ecology of British Romantic Conservatism, 1790–1837

  • Katey Castellano

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

  3. Imagination

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Katey Castellano
      Pages 37-62
  4. Habitation

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 169-219

About this book


Analyzing Romantic conservative critiques of modernity found in literature, philosophy, natural history, and agricultural periodicals, this book finds a common theme in the 'intergenerational imagination.' This impels an environmental ethic in which obligations to past and future generations shape decisions about inherited culture and land.


ecology Elegie English literature environment Romanticism William Wordsworth Wordsworth

Authors and affiliations

  • Katey Castellano
    • 1
  1. 1.James Madison UniversityUSA

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