Abby Goode

Plymouth State University

Abby Goode is Assistant Professor of English at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. Currently, she is writing a book about the history of sustainability, agriculture, and population control in nineteenth-century American literature. Most recently, her work has been supported by fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the American Antiquarian Society, and the First Book Institute at the Center for American Literary Studies at Penn State. Her research appears in venues such as Early American Literature, Studies in American Fiction, and American Studies in Scandinavia.


Defined in the UN’s 1987 Brundtland Report, often understood as a contemporary and global concept, “sustainability” seems like an unlikely and anachronistic term for C19 Environmental Humanities. Yet the notion emerged... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Abby Goode (Plymouth State University)

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C19 Environmental Humanities


S2 » Seminar 2: C19 Environmental Humanities (10:15 - Thursday, 22nd March, Boardroom East)

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