Introduction: Historicising Climate Change.- Chapter 1: Sir Stamford Raffles, Napoleon, and the Tambora Eruption.- Chapter 2: Print Politics and Climate in 1816.- Chapter 3: Byron, the Shelleys, and the 'Year Without A Summer'.- Afterword.- Bibliography.
David Higgins is Associate Professor in English Literature at the University of Leeds, UK. He has published widely on Romantic literature and culture, including the monographs Romantic Genius and the Literary Magazine and Romantic Englishness, and the co-edited collection Jean-Jacques Rousseau and British Romanticism.
"Marking Time: Romanticism and Evolution, provides a perceptive contribution to the scholarship linking Romanticism to the study of natural philosophy and natural history, especially evolution. The volume features leading researchers, many of whom have written significant monographs in the past." (Dewey W. Hall, European Romantic Review, Vol. 30 (1), 2019)