Botanic Garden

Frontispiece to Darwin's Botanic GardenIn June 1792, Erasmus Darwin published the complete version of The Botanic Garden, a popular scientific nature poem. The poem anticipates ecocritical discussions of human environmental agency in its proposal that Europeans combat climate change through geoengineering. Image: Frontispiece to Erasmus Darwin's The Botanic Garden, designed by Henry Fuseli. This image is in the public domain in the United States as its copyright has expired.


Siobhan Carroll, “On Erasmus Darwin’s The Botanic Garden, 1791-1792″

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