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Locus amoenus : gardens and horticulture in the Renaissance, edited by Alexander Samson

Label
Locus amoenus : gardens and horticulture in the Renaissance
Title
Locus amoenus
Title remainder
gardens and horticulture in the Renaissance
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alexander Samson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Locus Amoenus provides a pioneering collection of new perspectives on Renaissance garden history, and the impact of its development. Experts in the field illustrate the extent of our knowledge of how the natural world looked and how humans related to their environment. A ground-breaking collection of new perspectives on garden historyEssays demonstrate the extent of our knowledge of how the natural world looked and how humans related to their environmentThe book's broad coverage includes botany and herbals, literary reflections of changing ideas of landscape and nature, and human's place within
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Member of
Cataloging source
DG1
Dewey number
635.09/031
Index
index present
LC call number
SB466.E92
LC item number
L63 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Renaissance studies special issues
Label
Locus amoenus : gardens and horticulture in the Renaissance, edited by Alexander Samson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter -- Locus amoenus: gardens and horticulture in the Renaissance / Alexander Samson -- The world of the Renaissance herbal / Brent Elliott -- Clinging to the past: medievalism in the English 1Renaissance2 garden / Paula Henderson -- River gods: personifying nature in sixteenth-century Italy / Claudia Lazzaro -- Dissembling his art: 1Gascoigne's Gardnings2 / Susan C Staub -- 1My innocent diversion of gardening2: Mary Somerset's plants / Jennifer Munroe -- Outdoor pursuits: Spanish gardens, the and Lope de Vega's / Alexander Samson -- Experiencing the past: the archaeology of some Renaissance gardens / Brian Dix -- Index
  • Introduction: Locus amoenus : gardens and horticulture in the Renaissance / Alexander Samson -- The world of the Renaissance herbal / Brent Elliott -- Clinging to the past : medievalism in the English "Renaissance" garden / Paula Henderson -- River gods : personifying nature in sixteenth-century Italy / Claudia Lazzaro -- Dissembling his art : "Gascoigne's Gardnings" / Susan C. Staub -- "My innocent diversion of gardening" : Mary Somerset's plants / Jennifer Munroe -- Outdoor pursuits : Spanish gardens, the "huerto," and Lope de Vega's Novelas a Marcia Leonarda / Alexander Samson -- Experiencing the past : the archaeology of some Renaissance gardens / Brian Dix
Control code
ocn795795374
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118232804
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613617811
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  • 10.1002/9781118232781
  • d566aa3c-fa57-45e2-94e6-0c01cc6ce521
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.b28872368
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)795795374
  • pebcs111823278X

Library Locations

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