English Pastoral

This is a book about what it means to have love and pride in a place, and how, against all the odds, it may still be possible to build a new pastoral: not a utopia, but somewhere decent for us all.

Author: James Rebanks

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141982586

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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The author of the beloved No.1 bestseller The Shepherd's Life returns with a stirring history of family, loss and the land over three generations on a Lake District farm 'I can't imagine anyone starting to read English Pastoral and not being eager to read it all at once, as I did, and not being moved by the life and the landscape Rebanks describes so well. I was thrilled by it' Philip Pullman As a boy, James Rebanks's grandfather taught him to work the land the old way. Their family farm in the Lake District hills was part of an ancient agricultural landscape: a patchwork of crops and meadows, of pastures grazed with livestock, and hedgerows teeming with wildlife. And yet, by the time James inherited the farm, it was barely recognisable. The men and women had vanished from the fields; the old stone barns had crumbled; the skies had emptied of birds and their wind-blown song. English Pastoral is the story of an inheritance: one that affects us all. It tells of how rural landscapes around the world were brought close to collapse, and the age-old rhythms of work, weather, community and wild things were lost. And yet this elegy from the northern fells is also a song of hope: of how, guided by the past, one farmer began to salvage a tiny corner of England that was now his, doing his best to restore the life that had vanished and to leave a legacy for the future. This is a book about what it means to have love and pride in a place, and how, against all the odds, it may still be possible to build a new pastoral: not a utopia, but somewhere decent for us all.

English Pastoral Music

Few writers on twentieth-century English music have attempted to distinguish the
employment of the pastoral literary topic (i.e., the literary device) from the
technical characteristics that constitute a compositional style frequently identified
as ...

Author: Eric Saylor

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 0252099656

Category: Music

Page: 280

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Covering works by popular figures like Ralph Vaughan Williams and Gustav Holst as well as less familiar English composers, Eric Saylor's pioneering book examines pastoral music's critical, theoretical, and stylistic foundations alongside its creative manifestations in the contexts of Arcadia, war, landscape, and the Utopian imagination. As Saylor shows, pastoral music adapted and transformed established musical and aesthetic conventions that reflected the experiences of British composers and audiences during the early twentieth century. By approaching pastoral music as a cultural phenomenon dependent on time and place, Saylor forcefully challenges the body of critical opinion that has long dismissed it as antiquated, insular, and reactionary.

The Heroines of English Pastoral Romance

of course on the economic basis of english pastoralism, the transformations of the
country during the development of agrarian capitalism. his analysis of
renaissance pastoral is informed by a hostility toward the aristocracy for
arrogating and ...

Author: Sue P. Starke

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

ISBN: 184384124X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 246

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The figure of the woman as hero in pastoral romance is shown to grow in importance and complexity in this important new study.

English Pastoral Poetry from the Beginnings to Marvell

Author: Frank Kermode

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393006124

Category: Country life

Page: 256

View: 164


English Pastoral Poetry

The Pastoral . London : Oxford University Press , 1969 . Inaccurate dates and
attributions , but a handy , brief historical sketch of English pastoral , including
classical origins . Highet , Gilbert . The Classical Tradition . Oxford : Clarendon
Press ...

Author: James Sambrook

Publisher: Boston : Twayne Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Pastoral poetry, English

Page: 160

View: 438


Library of Congress Subject Headings

... English English paleography USE Paleography , English English panel
painting USE Panel painting , English English paraphrases of the Bible USE
Bible - Paraphrases , English English part songs USE Part songs , English
English pastoral ...

Author: Library of Congress

Publisher:

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Category: Subject headings, Library of Congress

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The Feeling for Nature in English Pastoral Poetry

CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE I THE NATURE OF PASTORAL POETRY - - - I II .
THE GREEK SOURCES OF THE ENGLISH PASTORAL - - - - - - - - - - 12 III THE
LATIN AND ITALIAN Sources OF THE English PASTORAL - - - - - - - 21 IV .

Author: John Ingram Bryan

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: English poetry

Page: 108

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English Pastoral Drama from the Restoration to the Date of the Publication of the lyrical Ballads

Author: Jeannette Augustus Marks

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: English drama

Page: 228

View: 184


English Pastoral Drama from the Restoration to the Date of the Publication of the Lyrical Ballads 1660 1798

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Author: Jeannette Augustus Marks

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 9781377385211

Category: Drama

Page: 282

View: 986

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

English Writers

With an Introductory Sketch of the Four Periods of English Literature Henry
Morley. Italian pastoral shadow of his heart as rays of the sun enter the dark bee -
hive by its fissure , caused the hive to awake , and fly hither and thither in the
forest ...

Author: Henry Morley

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: English literature

Page:

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A Book of English Pastoral Verse

Author: John Barrell

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: Country life

Page: 539

View: 146


A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne

The English pastoral drama — where it is not a simple reproduction of the life of
real English shepherds , which of course cannot be reckoned under this head - is
, like the bulk of English pastoral poetry in general , either artificial or burlesque .

Author: Sir Adolphus William Ward

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: English drama

Page:

View: 995


Complaints 1590 91 with Essay on English pastoral poetry by E W Gosse Rider on the same Who were Rosalinde and Menaicas Notices of Edward Kirke by the editor

Author: Edmund Spenser

Publisher:

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Reliques of ancient English poetry by T Percy ed by H B Wheatley

AN ANCIENT ENGLISH PASTORAL . HIS beautiful poem , which is perhaps the
first attempt at pastoral writing in our language , is preserved among wow to the
Songs and Sonnettes of the Earl of Surrey , & c . , 4to . in that part of the collection
 ...

Author: English poetry

Publisher:

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English Pastoral Drama from the Restoration to the Date of the Publication of the lyrical Ballads

Author: Jeannette Augustus Marks

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: English drama

Page: 228

View: 487


English Pastoral Poetry

Author: William Empson

Publisher: Books for Libraries

ISBN:

Category: Country life in literature

Page: 298

View: 401


English Pastoral Etchings

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Etching, English

Page: 16

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The Feeling for Nature in English Pastoral Poetry

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Author: John Thomas Ingram Bryan

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9780469553538

Category: History

Page: 114

View: 264

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Margery Kempe

Author: Martin Thornton

Publisher: London : S.P.C.K.

ISBN:

Category: Christian literature, English (Middle)

Page: 120

View: 867


English Pastoral Partsongs

Author: Paul Spicer

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 118

View: 665

These settings, breathtaking in their simplicity and beauty, reflect and confirm the wide view of English music in the first half of this century: the selections, by Delius, Holst, Howells, Ireland, Vaughan Williams, and Warlock--and others--uniquely give the choral sound and the imagery of nature. English Pastoral Partsongs nicely compliments other Oxford secular choral anthologies: English Romantic Partsongs, The English Glee, and English Madrigals.