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Author Watson, Robert N
Title Back to nature : the green and the real in the late Renaissance / Robert N. Watson
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2006
book jacket
 Mo  820.936 W341    AVAILABLE    30550100408440
Descript viii, 436 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [397]-417) and index
Ecology, epistemology, and empiricism -- Theology, semiotics, and literature -- As you liken it : simile in the forest -- Shades of green : Marvell's garden and the mowers -- Metaphysical and cavalier styles of consciousness -- The retreat of God, the passions of nature, and the objects of Dutch painting -- Nature in two dimensions : perspective and presence in Ryckaert, Vermeer, and others -- Metal and flesh in The merchant of Venice : shining substitutes and approximate values -- Thomas Traherne : the world as present
Subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism
Nature in literature
Pastoral literature, English -- History and criticism
Philosophy of nature in literature
Human ecology in literature
Renaissance -- England
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