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Ecosustainable Narratives and Partnership Relationships in World Literatures in English

The book challenges the myth of the neutrality and detachment of the scholar. Its strength lies in its dynamic, engaging and passionate participation in the meeting of texts and words of different genres, geographical areas and cultures, in the pluralistic diversity of the themes explored, in its fundamental and creative relations with ecosophy, ethnophilology, ecofeminism, system theory and ecolinguistics. It brings together renowned international scholars to focus on postcolonial, ecocritical, mythical, and archetypal studies of literature, education and its partnership mediation, applied linguistics and plurilingual education.


Antonella Riem Natale, AM, is an internationally renowned scholar of world literatures in English. For over 30 years, she has held many significant institutional roles at the University of Udine, Italy. She authored nine volumes and more than 120 international publications, and was the recipient of the inaugural Prize of the Center for Partnership Studies in 2018. She was awarded the Honorary Membership of the Order of Australia in 2021 by the Government of Australia for her contribution to the international study of Australian literature.

Tony Hughes-d’Aeth holds the Chair in Australian Literature at the University of Western Australia. His research focuses on literature and the environment. His book Like Nothing on this Earth: A Literary History of the Wheatbelt (2017) won the Walter McRae Russell Prize for best work of Australian literary criticism in 2019. His first book, Paper Nation: The Story of the Picturesque Atlas of Australasia, 1886-1888 (2001), won the Ernest Scott and WK Hancock Prizes for Australia history. From 2010 to 2015, he was the co-editor of Westerly Magazine, and is now Director of the Westerly Research Group.

"Ecosustainable Narratives and Partnership Relationships in World Literatures in English, edited by Antonella Riem Natale and Tony Hughes D’Aeth, assembles chapters that spin off from Riane Eisler’s model of ‘domination versus partnership’ and consider how it might be applied to contemporary environmental challenges. The authors read Tim Winton’s white settler attempts at connection to land against Eileen Moreton-Robinson’s assertion of incommensurable Indigenous difference and anthropological ideas about animism."

Dr Paul Sharrad University Fellow of English Literatures, University of Wollongong, Australia

Valentina Boschian Bailo

Elisa Bertoldi

Nicholas Birns

Maria Bortoluzzi

Mark Cladis

Gillian G. Tan

Coral Ann Howells

Tony Hughes-d’Aeth

Paul Kane

Mattia Mantellato

Lyn Mccredden

Antonella Riem Natale

Deborah Saidero

Janet Todd

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