Ode to the Countryside: Poems to Celebrate the British Landscape
A rich collection of poetry that celebrates the English countryside. Includes poetry from all eras, from Chaucer and Shakespeare through Alexander Pope, to Coleridge, Tennyson, Thomas Hardy, Gerard Manley Hopkins and right up to Vita Sackville-West and John Betjeman.
From verses on village life and harvesting to the wonderful changes in seasons and the monumental woods and trees of Britain.
Includes nostalgic illustrations of our green and pleasant land.
- ISBN: 9781905400959
- Author(s): Samuel Carr
- Stock Code: 5400959
- Format: Hardback
- Illustrations: Illustrations
- Pages: 192
- Published: 2010
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This is an expressive synthesis of written and photographic forms for each of the subjects of encounter. It concerns itself with the very coastline, the seashore, the cliff top and the shingle bank. It is where the land becomes the sea.