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Green Pens free pdf A Hill's hoist, some trees and a lawn- a field of rotting potatoes- a dazzling display of flowers or an oasis of peace and privacy? "Green Pens" reveals the passion, frustration, joy and despair that gardens have inspired throughout Australia's history. This is a charming selection of clippings from gardeners who love to write and writers who love their garden spans eras, fashions and genres. Letter and diary entries show ordinary people revelling in or struggling with their gardens- informed advice is offered by newspapers and magazines while extracts from gardening catalogues, planting guides, novels and poems reflect the full range of what a garden can mean - from the prosaic to the profound.

About Katie Holmes

Sue Martin is a Senior-Lecturer in English at La Trobe University. She is the author of many articles and chapters on gardens in nineteenth-century Australia, in publiications as varied as the Victorian Naturalist and the prestigious American Journal Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes, in which Katie Holmes also has an article. She also produced and introduced the historical gardening volume Every Lady her own Flower Gardener 1839 (Mulini 1999). Kylie Mirmohamadi has a PhD in History, on gender and eduucation at the turn of the century, and has worked as a Research Associate on the Culture of Gardens project run by Katie Holmes and Sue Martin for some years, as well as working on other projects. She has done extensive work on school gardens, and has an article on multiculturalism and garden metaphores, 'Wog Plants Go Home', forthcoming in Studies in Australian Garden History.

Details Book

Author : Katie Holmes
Publisher : The Miegunyah Press
Data Published : 01 November 2004
ISBN : 0522851037
EAN : 9780522851038
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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