Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-05-15 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
One of our finest writers on one of her greatest loves. Jamaica Kincaid's first garden in Vermont was a plot in the middle of her front lawn. There, to the consternation of more experienced friends, she planted only seeds of the flowers she liked best. In My Garden (Book) she
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-05 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
The Singing Crane Garden in northwest Beijing has a history dense with classical artistic vision, educational experimentation, political struggle, and tragic suffering. Built by the Manchu prince Mianyu in the mid-nineteenth century, the garden was intended to serve as a refuge from the clutter of daily life near the Forbidden
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
A guide to plants for North American gardens encompasses detailed descriptions of more than one thousand species, organized alphabetically by botanical names and including information on cultivation and propagation.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-03 - Publisher: Fordham University Press
Can poetry articulate something about love that philosophy cannot? The Form of Love argues that it can. In close readings of seven “metaphysical” poems, the book shows how poets of the early modern period and beyond use poetic form to turn philosophy to other ends, in order not to represent