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Writing the garden : a literary conversation across two centuries

Author: Elizabeth Barlow Rogers; Foundation for Landscape Studies.; New York Society Library.
Publisher: Jeffrey : New York Society Library & Foundation for Landscape Studies in association with David R. Godine, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the writings and personalities who have shaped our ideas about gardens and gardening. Focusing on gardeners' words about the art of gardening, it brings together a diverse array of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Barlow Rogers; Foundation for Landscape Studies.; New York Society Library.
ISBN: 9781567924404 1567924409
OCLC Number: 706803937
Notes: "This book accompanies the exhibition "Writing the Garden" organized in 2011 by the New York Society Library."
Description: xix, 280 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface / by Mark Bartlett --
Foreword --
Introduction --
Women in the garden. Jane Loudon ; Frances Garnet, Viscountess Wolseley ; Gertrude Jekyll --
Warriors in the garden. William Robinson ; Reginald Blomfield --
Rhapsodists in the garden. Celia Thaxter ; Alice Morse Earle ; Elizabeth von Arnim ; Louise Beebe Wilder --
Nurserymen in the garden. Andrew Jackson Downing ; William Paul --
Foragers in the garden. Reginald Farrer ; E.A. Bowles ; Herbert Durand --
Travelers in the garden. Edith Wharton ; Sir George Sitwell ; Frederic Eden ; Paula Deitz --
Humorists in the garden. Reginald Arkell ; Karel Čapek ; Charles Dudley Warner ; Beverely Nichols --
Spouses in the garden. Vita Sackville-West & Harold Nicolson ; Margery Fish & Walter Fish ; Sir Roy Strong & Julia Trevelyan Oman ; Joe Eck & Wayne Winterrowd --
Correspondents in the garden. Jean-Jacques Rousseau ; Thomas Jefferson ; Katharine S. White ; Elizabeth Lawrence ; Gene Bush --
Conversationalists in the garden. Hugh Johnson ; Eleanor Perényi ; Robert Dash --
Teachers in the garden. Russell Page ; Penelope Hobhouse ; Rosemary Verey ; Linda Yang ; Lynden B. Miller --
Philosophers in the garden. Henry David Thoreau ; Michael Pollan ; Allen Lacy --
Conclusion --
Afterword / by Harriet Shapiro.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Barlow Rogers.

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