Landscape Writing and 'the Condition of England': 1878-1917 Ruskin to Modernism (Studies in British Literature S. No.81)

Landscape Writing and 'the Condition of England': 1878-1917 Ruskin to Modernism (Studies in British Literature S. No.81)

By: Simon Grimble (author)Hardback

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This title contributes to a number of areas of current scholarship: the literary and cultural history of English national identity, both the origins of literary modernism and the countervailing resistance to modernism, the sources of modern environmental thought, the history of social criticism, and the literary history of London.

About Author

Dr. Simon Grimble has held a Research Fellowship in English at New Hall, Cambridge and lectures in English literature and intellectual history in the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge.

Contents

Acknowledgements; Preface, Introduction; 1. Landscape and 'the condition of England'; 2. John Ruskin: the 'mere spectator' and 'the condition of England'; 3. Neither critic nor artist: Richard Jeffries and the landscapes of the rural reporter; 4. Edward Thomas: Growing Up in South London; 5. Ford Madox Ford - Somewhere to stand: from 'the condition of England' to Modernism; Coda; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773465275
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 246
  • ID: 9780773465275
  • ISBN10: 0773465278

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