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The politics of landscape : rural scenery and society in English poetry, 1630-1660 / James Turner.


Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1979.
ISBN 9780674689305, 0674689305

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Subjects Country life in literature.
Englisch.
English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- Early modern.
Great Britain.
Landleben (Motiv)
Landscapes in literature.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Literature and society.
Littérature et société -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- 17e siècle.
Lyrik.
Pastoral poetry, English -- History and criticism.
Pastoral poetry, English.
Paysage dans la littérature.
Poésie anglaise -- 17e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Poésie politique anglaise -- Histoire et critique.
Political poetry, English -- History and criticism.
Political poetry, English.
Politik (Motiv)
Rural conditions in literature.
Vie rurale dans la littérature.
Description xiii, 237 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the poetry of place -- The ideal form of landscape: new developments in seventeenth-century art and their effect on English writing -- Green thought: social and intellectual applications of the concept of landscape -- Long views: prospect and historical perspective in two poems of place -- The happy state: the politics of land and landscape -- Country values: villainy and innocence in the economic life of the countryside -- The vanishing swain: literary depictions of rural labour -- Conclusion: beginning theory.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4495456
(OCoLC)ocm04495456
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Turner, James, 1947-
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