Back to Nature: The Green and the Real in the Late Renaissance
Robert N. Watson
448 pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 51 illus.
Cloth 2006 | ISBN 978-0-8122-3905-8 | $59.95 | £39.00
Paper 2007 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2022-3 | $26.50 | £17.50
Ranging widely across scholarly disciplines, Back to Nature illuminates the response of seventeenth-century culture, especially English literature, to the way urbanization, capitalism, Protestantism, colonialism, Skepticism, empiricism, and new technologies conspired to alienate people from both the earth and reality itself.
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