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Author Page, Judith W., 1951- author

Title Women, literature, and the domesticated landscape : England's disciples of flora, 1780-1870 / Judith W. Page, Elise L. Smith

Publ Info Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  PR115 .P34 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PR115 .P34 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xvii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Series Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 76
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-307) and index
Contents Introduction -- PART I. MORAL ORDER: THE SCHOOL OF NATURE: 1. 'In the home garden': moral tales for children; 2. The 'botanic eye': botany, miniature, and magnification -- PART II. THE VISUAL FRAME: CONSTRUCTING A VIEW: 3. Picturing the 'home landscape': the nature of accomplishment; 4. Commanding a view: the Taylor sisters and the construction of domestic space -- PART III. PERSONAL PRACTICE: MAKING GARDENS GROW: 4. Dorothy Wordsworth: gardening, self-fashioning, and the creation of home; 6. 'Work in a small compass': gardening manuals for women -- PART IV. NARRATIVE STRATEGIES: PLOTTING THE GARDEN; 7. 'Unbought pleasure': gardening in Cúlebs in Search of a Wife and Mansfield Park; 8. Margaret Oliphant's Chronicles of Carlingford and the meaning of Victorian gardens -- Epilogue
LC subject English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Domestic fiction, English -- History and criticism
Gardens in literature
Gardening in literature
Home in literature
Privacy in literature
Gardens -- Symbolic aspects -- England -- History
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century
Add Author Smith, Elise Lawton
ISBN 9780521768658