2012: Lawrence Buell

Buell is professor of American Literature at Harvard University and a pioneer of Ecocriticism.

Lawrence Buell. Photo: Indiana University

He is the author of influential books in ecocriticism like; 'The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writing, and the Formation of American Culture', Harvard University Press (1995). 'Writing for an Endangered World: Literature, Culture, and Environment in the United States and Beyond', Harvard University Press (2001), 'Emerson', Harvard University Press (2003), 'The Future of Environmental Criticism: Environmental Crisis and Literary Imagination' (2005).The American Transcendentalists (2006) Editor.

Published Feb. 21, 2012 9:05 AM - Last modified Nov. 9, 2012 1:29 PM