Literature and the Environment; For the love of Earth: A humanistic inquiry

Bill Gleason and Kate Thorpe

Students in several Princeton courses this fall examined the perils of climate change by considering how storytelling — with elements of description, language and structure — can influence people’s perceptions and fire up the imagination.

One of the classes in the humanities was “Literature and Environment,” co-taught by William Gleason, the Hughes-Rogers Professor of English and American Studies and Kate Thorpe, a doctoral candidate in English.

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