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The uses of nostalgia; studies in pastoral poetry.

Author: Laurence Lerner
Publisher: New York, Schocken Books [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Pastoral poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lerner, Laurence.
Uses of nostalgia.
New York, Schocken Books [1972]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Lerner
ISBN: 0805234659 9780805234657
OCLC Number: 574733
Description: 248 pages 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. A map of Arcadia: What pastoral is --
On nostalgia --
Arcadia and Utopia --
Sex in Arcadia --
Golden slumbers: the politics of pastoral --
City troubles: pastoral and satire --
pt. 2. Some Arcadians: Sir Calidore's holiday (pastoral in The faerie queene) --
Farewell, rewards and fairies (the world of Comus) --
Pastoral versus Christianity (nature in Marvell) --
The loss of paradise (Milton's Eden) --
Olympus' faded hierarchy (antiquity in Keats and Nerval) --
The proper place of nostalgia (Arnold's pastoral impulse).


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