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New Versions of Pastoral : Post-Romantic, Modern, and Contemporary Responses to the Tradition

By: James, David.
Contributor(s): Tew, Philip.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (285 p.).ISBN: 9780838644065.Subject(s): Conservation of natural resources in literature | Country life in literature | English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Nature in literature | Pastoral literature, English -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New Versions of Pastoral : Post-Romantic, Modern, and Contemporary Responses to the TraditionDDC classification: 820.9/358209734 LOC classification: PR478.P36 -- N49 2009ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Reenvisioning Pastoral -- ''Doom-trumpet'' in Elysium: The Death- Birth of the Pastoral Tradition in Carlyle's The French Revolution -- From Glory to Wasteland: Rediscovering the Country House in Twentieth-Century Literature -- ''And with thee fade away into the forest dim'': Neopastoralism and Romantic Renascence in the Ritual Literature of Modern Witchcraft -- Questioning Our Place in the World: The Significance of Pastoral in the Work of Edwin Muir -- Idylls of Masculinity: D. H. Lawrence's Subversive Pastoral
Caradoc Evans's Modernist Antipastoral -- Intermodern Pastoral: William Empson and George Orwell -- Feminizing the Nation and the Country House: Women Dramatists, 1938-1941 -- ''A Full Moon Risen And The Sheep Gathered Round Him'': Exploring Samuel Beckett's Uncanny Postpastoral. -- The Pastoral in the Works of Fleur Adcock -- The Poetics of the Jungle in the Counterpastoral Fictions of the Americas: Writing the ''Dark'' Place -- Sheep Thrills: Pastoral Camp in the AIDS Elegies of Alan Hollinghurst -- Jim Crace's Enigmatical Pastoral
Afterword: New Senses of ''Environment,'' New Versions of Pastoral -- Bibliography -- Contributors -- Index
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Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Reenvisioning Pastoral -- ''Doom-trumpet'' in Elysium: The Death- Birth of the Pastoral Tradition in Carlyle's The French Revolution -- From Glory to Wasteland: Rediscovering the Country House in Twentieth-Century Literature -- ''And with thee fade away into the forest dim'': Neopastoralism and Romantic Renascence in the Ritual Literature of Modern Witchcraft -- Questioning Our Place in the World: The Significance of Pastoral in the Work of Edwin Muir -- Idylls of Masculinity: D. H. Lawrence's Subversive Pastoral

Caradoc Evans's Modernist Antipastoral -- Intermodern Pastoral: William Empson and George Orwell -- Feminizing the Nation and the Country House: Women Dramatists, 1938-1941 -- ''A Full Moon Risen And The Sheep Gathered Round Him'': Exploring Samuel Beckett's Uncanny Postpastoral. -- The Pastoral in the Works of Fleur Adcock -- The Poetics of the Jungle in the Counterpastoral Fictions of the Americas: Writing the ''Dark'' Place -- Sheep Thrills: Pastoral Camp in the AIDS Elegies of Alan Hollinghurst -- Jim Crace's Enigmatical Pastoral

Afterword: New Senses of ''Environment,'' New Versions of Pastoral -- Bibliography -- Contributors -- Index

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