Landscape, literature, and English religious culture, 1660-1800 : Samuel Johnson and languages of natural description /

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Main Author: Mayhew, Robert J. 1971-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Series:Studies in modern history (Palgrave (Firm))
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Part I. Historiography and Landscape Studies
  • Contextualising Landscape History
  • Landscape History: An Essay in Historiographical Method
  • Part II. Landscape and Religion, 1660-1800: Preliminary Contexts
  • Diversity and Coherence in the Discourse of Landscape in the 'Long' Eighteenth Century: A Preliminary Survey
  • Latitudinarianism and Landscape: Low Church Attitudes to Nature, 1660-1800
  • Part III. Samuel Johnson, High Churchmanship and Landscape
  • The Lexicon of Landscape: Johnson'sDictionaryand the Language of Natural Description
  • The Moral Landscape: Johnson's Doctrine of Landscape, 1738-59
  • The Empirical Landscape: Johnson and the Factual Description of the Natural World, 1735-75
  • Life, Literature and Landscape: The Role of the Natural World in Johnson's Biographies and Biography, 1739-84
  • Conclusion: The Unfamiliar Prospect of Eighteenth Century Landscape Studies
  • Notes
  • Bibliography

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