The Machine In The Garden

Author: Leo Marx
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195133516
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For more than 40 years, Marx's work focused on technology and culture in 19th- and 20th-century America. This edition celebrates the anniversary of Marx's classic text, and features a new Afterword on the process of writing the book. Illustrations.

The Garden Of Priapus

Author: Amy Richlin
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198023332
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Statues of the god Priapus stood in Roman gardens to warn potential thieves that the god would rape them if they attempted to steal from him. In this book, Richlin argues that the attitude of sexual aggressiveness in defense of a bounded area serves as a model for Roman satire from Lucilius to Juvenal. Using literary, anthropological, psychological, and feminist methodologies, she suggests that aggressive sexual humor reinforces aggressive behavior on both the individual and societal levels, and that Roman satire provides an insight into Roman culture. Including a substantial and provocative new introduction, this revised edition is important not only as an in-depth study of Roman sexual satire, but also as a commentary on the effects of all humor on society and its victims.

The Garden As An Art

Author: Mara Miller
Editor: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791413784
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Examines gardens as works of art in order to challenge the assertions of contemporary aesthetic theory that art can only be studied as part of a particular historical and cultural context, that art has no relation to the survival of people, and that all signifying systems are like language. Paper edition (unseen), $16.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

In The Garden

Author: Annette Smith
Editor: Nelson Australia
ISBN: 9780170095280
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This book has a four-word sentence on each double-page spread. It features a vareity of small garden animals, with the suggestion of a predator (the bird) on the final page.

Quilting The Garden

Author: Barb Adams
Editor: Kansas City Star Books
ISBN: 9780975480410
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Celebrate blooms and more as these bestselling authors combine the love of gardening and quilting. Two versions of quilts are presented, plus many projects.

Swinging On The Garden Gate

Author: Elizabeth Andrew
Editor: Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
ISBN: 9781558964099
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A woman's coming-of-age journey through the rugged landscape of Wales to the reflective quiet of a retreat center. Along the way she questions and explores the depth of her Methodist faith as she comes to terms with her bisexual identity.

Experiencing The Garden In The Eighteenth Century

Author: Martin Calder
Editor: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9783039102914
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This volume brings together the papers presented at a conference entitled 'Experiencing the Garden in the Eighteenth Century', held at the Institute of Romance Studies, Senate House, University of London on 13 March 2004. Speakers came from Europe, the United States and New Zealand, and each gave a very different perspective on the eighteenth-century landscape garden in England, France and elsewhere in Europe. The papers focused on the theme of experience, an especially important aspect of eighteenth-century garden design. Landscape gardens were created for visitors to move through on a journey from one place to the next: the garden would not be seen all at once, but would be experienced as a story unfolding. The visitor would follow a circuit around the garden, moving from light to shade, being given suggestive prompts with statues, temples and viewpoints, as if on a sensory, emotional and intellectual journey.

Leaves From The Garden Of Eden

Author: Howard Schwartz
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199754381
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"With its broad selection from written and oral sources, Leaves from the garden of Eden is a landmark collection, representing the full range of Jewish folklore from the Talmud to the present"--Jacket.

Gathering In The Garden

Author: Shelley Snow
Editor: Capital Books
ISBN: 9781892123930
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From lifelong friends, artists, and gardeners, comes a delightful little gift book full of gardening recipes fit for any garden party.

The Garden Of Eden

Author: Victoria C. Woodhull
Editor: Health Research Books
ISBN: 9780787309800
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A book to help reasses the meaning of the Bible and unite the lower self through spiritual development with one's higher self by looking within.