Arcadian Greens Rural

Arcadian Greens Rural


NAJ 53/54 (2002). William Shenstone and the poetics of Georgian landscape gardening at The Leasowes, Hagley and Enville, and as a model for the poetic gardening of Ian Hamilton Finlay at Little Sparta in the late 20th century.

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120 pp., 55 ILLUSTRATIONS: Catherine Aldred, Janet Boulton, Chris Broughton (plus Cover, left), Ron Costley, Howard Eaglestone, Sandy Haynes, Gary Hincks, Andrew Naylor. TEXTS:
~ Patrick Eyres. Introduction: Shenstone, The Leasowes and the Heritage Lottery Fund.
~ Stephen Bending. Uneasy Sensations: Shenstone, Retirement and Fame.
~ Robert Williams. The Leasowes, Hagley and Rural Inscriptions.
~ Michael Cousins. William Shenstone: Jealous of Hagley?
~ Sandy Haynes. William Shenstone and the Enville Landscape.
~ Harry Gilonis. Emblematical and Expressive: the gardenist modes of William Shenstone and Ian Hamilton Finlay; followed by: Some ‘Detached Sentences’ from the works of William Shenstone and Ian Hamilton Finlay.
~ Patrick Eyres. Conclusion: An Overview of Ian Hamilton Finlay’s Little Sparta.