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Pastoral cities

urban ideals and the symbolic landscape of America
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University of Wisconsin Press , Madison, Wis
American literature -- History and criticism, Pastoral literature, American -- History and criticism, Cities and towns -- United States -- History, Urbanization -- United States -- History, City and town life in literature, Symbolism in literature, Landscape in literature, Nature in literature, United States -- Civiliz

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StatementJames L. Machor.
SeriesHistory of American thought and culture
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LC ClassificationsPS169.C57 M3 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 272 p. :
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Open LibraryOL2374044M
ISBN 100299112802, 0299112845
LC Control Number87002171

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Many of the love lyrics of Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and Michael. Bibliography: p. Includes index Geography and the New Jerusalem -- The pastoral city of man and God: American and the European imagination -- New England's Jerusalem: millennialism and the Puritan Urbe in Rus -- The garden and the secular city -- Civilization and the order of nature: the eighteenth-century ideal -- Landscape as cityscape: Pages: Pastoral Cities explains the development of urban pastoralism from its origins in the prophetic vision of the New Jerusalem, applied to America in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, through its secularization in the urban planning and reform of the s.

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Define pastoral. pastoral synonyms, pastoral pronunciation, pastoral translation, English dictionary definition of pastoral. adj. Of or relating to shepherds or herders. Philip Roth, Author Houghton Mifflin Co $26 (p) ISBN Pastoral literature, class of literature that presents the society of shepherds as free from the complexity and corruption of city life.

Many of the idylls written in its name are far remote from the realities of any life, rustic or urban. Among the writers who have used the pastoral convention.

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