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Haigron, David

The English Countryside

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
David Haigron

Part I. Rural Communities and Modernity: The English Countryside as an Invested Space

2. Rural Protest in England
Brendan Prendiville

3. Agents, Beneficiaries and Victims: Picturing People on the Land
Jonathan Bignell, Jeremy Burchardt

4. Visions of Rurality in Popular British Fictional Television Series from the 1970s to the Present Day
Renée Dickason

Part II. Praised Harmony and Revealing Dissonance: The English Countryside as a Resonant Space

5. Rural Landscape in Patrick Keiller’s Robinson in Space and Robinson in Ruins

Georges Fournier

6. London’s Parks, Suburbs and Environs: The English Countryside through the Eyes of French Visitors (1814–1914)
Richard Tholoniat

7. Myths of ‘Old England’ Revisited: Thomas Hardy’s Dissonant Representations of Rural Spaces in Under the Greenwood Tree, Far from the Madding Crowd, and the Woodlanders

Thierry Goater

8. Going and Staying: Traditional Music in the Poetry of Thomas Hardy
Dennis Siler

Part III. Exploration and Meaning: The English Countryside as a Liminal Space

9. ‘The Innocent Island’: A Language of Violence in Woolf and Bowen
Gregory Dekter

10. Rosamond Lehmann’s In-between Landscapes: Taking Possession of the ‘Empty Pastoral Scene’
Jessica Le Flem

11. Rural Sites: Transformations and Experiment in the Poetry of Mark Goodwin
Kerry Featherstone

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, British Culture, British Cinema, British and Irish Literature, Cultural Heritage

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319532738
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-53272-1

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