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Gardening -- English Landscape

The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is English landscape gardening.


Six Superlative Sources

· Brown, Jane. The Art and Architecture of English Gardens. Rizzoli, 1989.

· Hunt, John Dixon. Garden and Grove: The Italian Renaissance Garden in the English Imagination, 1600-1750. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986, 1996.

· Hunt, John Dixon. Gardens and the Picturesque. MIT Press, 1992.

· Laird, Mark. The Flowering of the Landscape Garden: English Pleasure Grounds, 1720-1800. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.

· Martin, Peter. Pursuing Innocent Pleasures: The Gardening World of Alexander Pope. Archon Books, 1984.

· Ross, Stephanie. What Gardens Mean. University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Other Excellent Sources

· Andrews, Malcolm. The Search for the Picturesque: Landscape Aesthetics and Tourism in Britain, 1760-1800. Stanford University Press, 1989.

· Bevington, Michael. Stowe: The Garden and the Park. Capability Books, 1996.

· Chambers, Douglas. The Planters of the English Landscape Garden: Botany, Trees, and the Georgics. Yale University Press, 1993.

· Clarke, G.B., ed. Descriptions of Lord Cobham's Gardens at Stowe, 1700-1750. Buckinghamshire Record Society, 1990.

· Everett, Nigel. The Tory View of Landscape. Yale University Press, 1994.

· Garden History. (periodical)

· Hadfield, Miles. A History of British Gardening. Penguin, 1985.

· Hunt, John Dixon. The Figure in the Landscape. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1976.

· Hunt, John Dixon. William Kent. Zwemmer, 1987.

· Hunt, John Dixon, and Peter Willis, eds. The Genius of the Place: The English Landscape Garden, 1620-1820. MIT Press, 1988.

· Journal of Garden History. (periodical)

· MacDougall, Elisabeth, ed. Medieval Gardens. (Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture IX). Dumbarton Oaks, 1986.

· Mader, Gunter, and Laila Neubert-Mader. The English Formal Garden: Five Centuries of Design. Rizzoli, 1997.

· Moore, Charles W., William J. Mitchell, and William Turnbull, Jr. The Poetics of Gardens. MIT Press, 1988.

· Mosser, Monique, and Georges Teyssot. The Architecture of Western Gardens. MIT Press, 1991.

· Robinson, John M. Temples of Delight: Stowe Landscape Gardens. The National Trust, 1990.

· Stroud, Dorothy. Capability Brown. Faber and Faber, 1975.

· Tatter, John. Stowe Landscape Gardens.

· Turner, Roger. Capability Brown and the Eighteenth-Century English Landscape. Rizzoli, 1985.

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