Flora Poetica: The Chatto Book of Botanical Verse
Random House, 11.01.2011 - 384 Seiten
This beautiful anthology brings together over 250 poems about flowers, plants and trees from eight centuries of writing in English, creating a rich bouquet of intriguing juxtapositions. Fourteenth-century lyrics sit next to poems of the twenty-first century; celebrations of plants native to the English soil share the volume with more exotic plant poetry.
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The Chatto Book of Botanical Verse Sarah Maguire ... He then collected the genera into larger plant families. ... As the flower poems I was collecting began to fill my filing cabinet, it became increasingly important to find a way to ...
If I identified the plant in each poem with its botanical name this would mean that whatever the date of the poem, or name the poet gave it, poems about the same plant could be collected together. Using Linnaeus' scheme meant the ...
The Chatto Book of Botanical Verse Sarah Maguire ... Empire growing in gardens across the English-speaking world (wherever and however we may plant them23) that inevitably is a main concern of many of the poems I've collected here.
Poets from all over the world have turned to poetry in order to describe the routes they have travelled, ... And, even up till very recently, a large number of the poems and poets I've collected here remained unknown to me.
Textual Matters Although the poems in the book are not arranged chronologically, I think it is important to know when they ... It was the wonderful poems I'd collected about plants in Amaryllidaceae which made me decide on alphabetical ...