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Back to nature: the green and the real in the late Renaissance

Back to nature: the green and the real in the late Renaissance

Watson, Robert N

Ranging across scholarly disciplines, this work shows that urbanisation, capitalism, Protestantism, colonialism, empirical science and optical technologies conspired to alienate people from both the earth and reality itself in the 17th century, and that this is crucial in understanding the artwork of the time

Hardback, Book. English.
Published Philadelphia, Pa.: University of Pennsylvania Press, c2006
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Statement of responsibility: Robert N. Watson
Distributor: Bristol: University Presses Marketing [distributor], c2006
ISBN: 0812239059, 9780812239058
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-417) and index.
Physical Description: viii, 436 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Pastoral poetry; Nature; Pastoral literature, English History and criticism.; Renaissance; English literature Early modern, 1500-1700 History and criticism.; Dutch Art; Pastoral literature; Nature in literature.; Philosophy of nature in literature.; Art, European 17th century.; 17th century; Nature in art.; Marvell, Andrew; Landscape; Renaissance England.; Human ecology in literature.; Dutch painting; Shakespeare, William