From Homer to Tom Stoppard, writers whose direct concern with gardening may only be slight, find themselves deeply involved with particular, maybe imaginary gardens. Thus gardens turn up in the most surprising contexts, from 10th century Japan to the more familiar world of 19th and 20th century English literature. Gardens are used as settings, they are contemplated and described, they are engaged with metaphorically, and they are employed as emotional registers by authors as various as Goethe and Jerome K Jerome, Somerset ...

This Is the Garden: An Anthology 2011, Frances Lincoln, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780711231740

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