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Rural Life in Eighteenth-Century English Poetry

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ISBN-10: 052160432X

ISBN-13: 9780521604321

Edition: 2005

Authors: John Goodridge, Howard Erskine-Hill, John Richetti

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List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814

John Goodridge is Professor of English at Nottingham Trent University.

Introduction
'Hard Labour We Most Chearfully Pursue': Three Poets On Rural Work
Thomson, Duck, Collier and rural realism
Initiations and peak-times
Three types of labour
Compensations
Homecomings
'A Pastoral Convention and a Ruminative Mind': Agricultural Prescription In The Fleece
Sheep and poetry
'Soil and clime'
Environment and heredity
The care of sheep
The shepherd's harvest
Bibliography
Index