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Locus amoenus
Alexander Samson

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

Published 2012 by John Wiley & Sons in Chichester, West Sussex, UK, Malden, MA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

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.

Edition Notes

"Originally published as volume 25, issue 1 of Renaissance studies"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other Titles
Renaissance studies.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
SB466.E92 L63 2012

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

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9781444361513, 9781444396751, 9781444396775, 9781444396768
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