|Statement||by Oliver Gibbs.|
|LC Classifications||PN56.G3 G5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||21 p.,  leaf of plates :|
|Number of Pages||21|
|LC Control Number||09007137|
For more than a century, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s “The Secret Garden,” first published in , has endured. It remains one of the great classics of children’s literature, a book that deftly combines the dreams and nightmares of childhood. Its balance of dark and light, death and rebirth is still powerfully moving in its rare harmony. Literature in the Garden will serve to make their learning and the stories they are reading more relevant. Using quality children’s literature to connect kids to gardening and the natural world is a compelling concept. And bringing gardens and great books together is another great way to grow good kids! In Literature in the Garden, children will. In literature, there's something both magical and symbolic about gardens. They can be unkempt and wild, harboring secrets and failures, or brimming with well-maintained life, the beauty of the plants as radiant as the hearts of their caretakers. We've collected a colorful and varied bouquet of eight books set amidst gardens both real and : Off The Shelf. Books blog Poetry Ten of the best literary gardens Ovid's gardens influenced Shakespeare and Spenser, but probably not his porn passage in which a glade becomes a metaphor for the female body Author: John Dugdale.
11 famous literary gardens. Alice in Wonderland In Lewis Carroll's famous sequel to Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass, Alice has an adventure in the Garden of Live Flowers. Indeed. A Chinese proverb says, "a book is like a garden carried in your pocket." Jorge Luis Borges, who wrote the short story "The Garden of the Forking Paths" would agree. In his story, a professor and a scholar attempt to decode a cryptic note left by a literary ancestor, who bequeaths "to several futures (not to all) my garden of forking paths.”. This book is unique in the sense that it is the first step in the development of the ‘brainchild’ of those minds who thought of Tea Garden Literature, the foremost being Dr Jiwan namdung. Broadly speaking, there can be tea garden literature of various communities worldwide but the context that has generated tea garden literature in Darjeeling. Gardens are sexy, and scary, sometimes even scandalous, and best of all, gardens are the perfect settings to serve up ice-cold cocktails and red-hot gossip and any one of these books is ISBN:
Gardens reveal the relationship between culture and nature, yet in the vast library of garden literature few books focus on what the garden means - on the ecology of garden as idea, place, and action. The Meaning of Gardens maps out how the garden is perceived, designed, used, and valued. Essays from a variety of disciplines are organized around six metaphors special to our time - the garden. In a garden planted to nurture the love of books and plants, imagination soars! Choose favorite books and cultivate a small theme garden filled with plants that are mentioned in the text. You will not only tell, but also show and root kids to the world of both gardens and literature. The best garden poems selected by Dr Oliver Tearle ‘Come into the garden’, as the speaker of Tennyson’s ‘monodrama’, Maud, entreated that poem’s title poem is included below, along with nine other classic garden poems from over six centuries of English (and American) literature. Garden of Eden, in the Old Testament Book of Genesis, biblical earthly paradise inhabited by the first created man and woman, Adam and Eve, prior to their expulsion for disobeying the commandments of God. The term Eden probably is derived from the Akkadian word edinu, borrowed from the Sumerian eden, meaning ‘plain.’.