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Jefferies" England; nature essays

Richard Jefferies

Jefferies" England; nature essays

by Richard Jefferies

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Published by Harper and brother in New York, London .
Written in

    Places:
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Nature.,
    • Country life -- England.,
    • Natural history -- Outdoor books.,
    • England -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard Jefferies, edited with an introd.,notes, and check lists by Samuel J. Looker and illustrated with twenty-four photos. by Will F. Taylor.
      ContributionsLooker, Samuel J. 1888-1965, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH81 .J44 1938
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 356 p.
      Number of Pages356
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6373312M
      LC Control Number38020631
      OCLC/WorldCa804555

      found: Wikipedia, 16 March (John Richard Jefferies (born 6 November ; died 14 August ; aged 38) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of fiction. Richard Jefferies was born and spent his childhood on a farm at Coate,Wiltshire. In , as a reporter, he started to write articles and pamphlets on various agricultural issues and local history topics. He is best known for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. This classic of English nature writing gives an idea of the life of a gamekeeper in.

      John Richard Jefferies ( - ) was an English nature writer. He is famous for his exceptional depictions of English country life in his natural history books, essays, and novels. Most of his major works were inspired by his early life spent on a small farm in Wiltshire, England. Read the best books by Richard Jefferies and check out reviews of books and quotes from the works After London / Or, Wild England, The Story of My Heart / An Autobiography, Wood Magic / .

        Richard Jefferies (–) sister projects: Wikipedia article, Commons category, Wikidata item. English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels Richard Jefferies Works. The Scarlet Shawl () Restless Human Hearts () World's. Richard Jefferies had been dead for fourteen years only, and his books, since so difficult to obtain, were then easy of access, although he was passing through a period of comparative neglect. I read every one of his books on which I could lay my hands.


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John Richard Jefferies (6 November – 14 August ) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels.

His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of fiction. Jefferies's corpus of writings covers a range of genres and topics, including Genre: Children's literature.

Jefferies' England; nature essays. [Richard Jefferies; Samuel J Looker] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

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New York, London. John Richard Jefferies ( – ) was an English nature writer. He is famous for his exceptional depictions of English country life in his natural history books, essays, and novels. Most of his major works were inspired by his early life Jefferies England; nature essays book on a small farm in Wiltshire, England/5(4).

Jefferies' England - nature essays. Jefferies, Richard edited by Samuel J. Looker. Published by Published by Limited edition, #55/ Bound in cloth and marbled paper boards by Trevor Hickman.

Mild wear to corners. The book is an unpublished essay by Jefferies. x Inches. Signed by Illustrator. Seller Inventory # Jefferies' England: nature essays by Richard Jefferies. First published in 7 editions. Not in Library. The pageant of summer by Accessible book, Natural history, Outdoor books, Country life, Description and travel, Protected DAISY.

2 - stars I would classify Richard Jefferies’ _After London_ as part of a somewhat obscure subset of post-apocalyptic fiction I like to call ‘post-apocalyptic pastoral’ along with books like Edgar Pangborn’s Davy, Richard Cowper’s The Road to Corlay, and John Crowley’s Engine the norm with post-apocalyptic fiction the world is not dominated by a radioactive /5(98).

The story suffers from a sudden ending which makes one wonder if Mr. Jefferies had intended to write a sequel. If so that tomb never appeared as the author died a few years after this books publication. The body of his work stretched from children's stories to naturalist works, novels and essays.

John Richard Jefferies (6 November – 14 August ) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels.

Much of Jefferies' best work in the years after was in the form of essays and articles published in magazines and journals such as Longman's Magazine. A number of these were collected and re-printed in the books Nature Near London (), The Life of the Fields () and The Open Air ().

John Richard Jefferies (6 November – 14 August ) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of s: Bio: John Richard Jefferies was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels.

Known for: AFTER LONDON OR WILD ENGLAND (). Jefferies is a diversified financial services company engaged in investment banking and capital markets, asset management and direct investing.

Jefferies Group. Jefferies offers a full range of investment banking, equities, fixed income, asset and wealth management. Jefferies, Richard. After London; or, Wild England.

London: Duckworth & Co, First published by Cassell and Company. “It became green everywhere in the first spring, after London ended.” So begins Richard Jefferies’s After London, an early example of what we would today call the “eco-apocalyptic” novel.

(In its own day, the. When Jefferies moved to the outskirts of London to be closer to the hub of literary England, he was surprised to discover an abundance of wildlife in the area. Nature Near London is a collection of his essays exulting in the pleasures of the region's natural world and rich landscape from herbs and trees to birds and the breeze.

3/5. First published inRichard Jefferies' After London can be seen as one of the most important early examples of "post-apocalyptic fiction". The story tells of how London becomes a swampland after an unspecified natural disaster delivers England over to the mercy of nature.

"The Williamses anchor Jefferies' profound inquiry to our churning world and illuminate their own passionate quests for truth and understanding." --BOOKLIST, starred review While browsing a Stonington, Maine, bookstore, Brooke Williams and Terry Tempest Williams discovered a rare copy of an exquisite autobiography by nineteenth-century British nature writer Richard Jefferies, who develops.

Field and Hedgerow: Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies Contents: Hours of spring -- Nature and books -- The July grass -- Winds of heaven -- The country Sunday -- The country-side: Sussex -- Swallow-time -- Buckhurst Park -- House-martins -- Among the nuts -- Walks in the wheat-fields -- Just before winter -- Locality and nature.

Jan 8, - Victorian Nature writer Richard Jefferies. Born 5th November. See more ideas about Richard jefferies, Richard, The 5th of november pins.

Robert Macfarlane is the author of Mountains of the Mind (), which won the Guardian First Book award, and is currently writing The Wild Places, a book. Edward Thomas thought that, whereas the writing of Gilbert White, the "godfather" of nature writers, was weighed down by the dead-weight of "matter of fact", Jefferies was the first nature writer.JOHN RICHARD JEFFERIES (6 November – 14 August ) was a British novelist and essayist who helped pioneer the field of modern nature writing.

Jefferies described the English countryside with an intimate vividness and expansive passion that inspired both his contemporaries and later writers.Richard Jefferies ( – ) was born and spent his childhood on a farm at Coate,Wiltshire.

He is best known for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. This classic of English nature writing gives an idea of the life of a gamekeeper in southern England in the second half of the nineteenth.