The Writing of Rural England 1500 to 1800
Bending, Stephen and McRae, Andrew (eds.) (2003) The Writing of Rural England 1500 to 1800, Basingstoke, UK, Palgrave Macmillan, 312pp.
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The Writing of Rural England 1500-1800 documents and contextualizes the conflicting representations of rural life during a crucial period of social, economic and cultural change. It highlights the dialogues and tensions between agriculture and aesthetics, economics and morality, men and women, leisure and labour. By drawing on both canonical and marginal texts, it argues that early-modern writing not only reflected but played a part in constructing the cultural meanings of the English countryside with which we continue to live.
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
|Date Deposited:||11 May 2006|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:17|
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