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Back to nature : the green and the real in the late Renaissance

Author: Robert N Watson
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. ed. 2008View all editions and formats
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Ranging widely across scholarly disciplines, Back to Nature illuminates the response of seventeenth-century culture, especially English literature, to the way urbanization, capitalism, Protestantism,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert N Watson
ISBN: 9780812220223 0812220226 0812239059 9780812239058
OCLC Number: 222270427
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2006 Elizabeth Dietz Memorial Prize for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, from the editors of Studies in English Literature.
Winner of Named 2005-2006 Best Book in Ecocriticism by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment.
Winner of Winner of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment prize for the Best Book of Ecocriticism of 2005-2006.
Winner of Nemed 2005-2006 Best Book in Ecocriticism by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment.
Winner of Winner of the 2006 Elizabeth Dietz Memorial Prize for the year's best book in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, from the editors of Studies in Eng.
Description: viii, 436 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ecology, epistemology, and empiricism --
Theology, semiotics, and literature --
As you liken it : simile in the forest --
Shades of green : Marvell's garden and the mowers --
Metaphysical and cavalier styles of consciousness --
The retreat of God, the passions of nature, and the objects of Dutch painting --
Nature in two dimensions : perspective and presence in Ryckaert, Vermeer, and others --
Metal and flesh in The merchant of Venice : shining substitutes and approximate values --
Thomas Traherne : the world as present.
Responsibility: Robert N. Watson.
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"Brilliant and stimulating. . . . Essential."-Choice "Back to Nature is demanding, at times dizzying, in its range and boldness, the all-encompassing and often surprising nature of its conjunctions. Read more...

 
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