Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition

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Humans have long turned to gardens-both real and imaginary-for sanctuary from the frenzy and tumult that surrounds them. Those gardens may be as far away from everyday reality as Gilgamesh's garden of the gods or as near as our own backyard, but in their very conception and the marks they bear of human care and cultivation, gardens stand as restorative, nourishing, necessary havens. With Gardens , Robert Pogue Harrison graces readers with a thoughtful, wide-ranging examination of the many ways gardens evoke the human ...

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Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition 2008, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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