Chatham University

MFA Reading: Ashton Nichols

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Beckwith Auditorium

Cost: Free

Ashton Nichols reads from his work, Beyond Romantic Ecocriticism: Toward Urbanatural roosting.

“There is no question that Nichols has written a wondrous book, innovative in its merging of genres, richly veined with intellectual history, literary criticism, and a passionate vision for the future of environmentalism.”- NBOL-19

Ashton Nichols is the Walter E. Beach '56 Chair in Sustainability Studies at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He is the author of The Revolutionary “I”: Wordsworth and the Politics of Self-Presentation and The Poetics of Epiphany: Nineteenth-Century Origins of the Modern Literary Moment, and the editor of Romantic Natural Histories: Wordsworth, Darwin, and Others. He has published articles in The Wordsworth Circle, ISLE, and The Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, among numerous other journals. He is currently completing Thoreau's Walden: An Ecocritical Edition.

Event Contact Information

Sheryl St. Germain
(412) 365-1190