English Pleasure Gardens

To obtain a more complete picture of the Romano - British gardens we must return to their prototypes in Italy , and thence inquire into the gardens of those countries which inspired Rome during the centuries before Christ .

English Pleasure Gardens

This survey presents the history of British gardens, covering England's monastic gardens, the formal Tudor gardens, Elizabethan flower gardens, as well as the influence of French, Dutch, and Italian traditions.

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English Pleasure Gardens
Language: en
Pages: 293
Authors: Rose Standish Nichols
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher

This survey presents the history of British gardens, covering England's monastic gardens, the formal Tudor gardens, Elizabethan flower gardens, as well as the influence of French, Dutch, and Italian traditions.
English Pleasure Gardens
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Nichols Standish
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01 - Publisher: Hardpress Publishing

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they
The Pleasure Gardens of Virginia
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Peter Martin
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Using a rich assortment of illustrations and biographical sketches, Peter Martin relates the experiences of colonial gardeners who shaped the natural beauty of Virginia's wilderness into varied displays of elegance. He shows that ornamental gardening was a scientific, aesthetic, and cultural enterprise that thoroughly engaged some of the leading figures
The History of World Theater
Language: en
Pages: 644
Authors: Felicia Hardison Londré, Margot Berthold
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-01-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

Felicia Londre explores the world of theater as diverse as the Entertainments of the Stuart court and Arthur Miller directing Chinese actors at the Beijing People's Art Theater in "Death of a Salesman." Londre examines: Restoration comedies; the Comedie Francais; Italian "opera seria"; plays of the "Surm und Grand" movement;
A History of Equestrian Drama in the United States
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Kimberly Poppiti
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-26 - Publisher: Routledge

A History of Equestrian Drama in the United States documents the history of equestrian drama in the United States and clarifies the multi-faceted significance of the form and of the related stage machinery developed to produce hippodramas. The development of equestrian drama is traced from its origins and influences in