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Seeds of a different Eden : Chinese gardening ideas and a new English aesthetic ideal
AuthorLiu Yu 劉豫
Pub. LocationColumbia, SCPublisherUniversity of South Carolina Press
Date2008Phys. Desc.x, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberPR129.C6 L58 2008
Seeds of a different Eden : Chinese gardening ideas and a new English aesthetic ideal / Yu Liu.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-200) and index.
Name discrepancy: Liu Yu 劉豫 is used in SWCRJ no.33, while LC auth. rec. gives Liu Yu with two different "yu" characters: 劉宇 and 劉瑜], and date 1955-

Introduction : Beyond Walpole and Chinoiserie -- The impetus for change : Chinese Sharawadgi and English horticultural naturalism -- The ambiguous contrast : the Oriental Tian (Heaven) and the Occidental Zhu (Deus) -- In the name of the ancients : Alexander Pope's iconoclastic georgic -- Landscape and freedom : Joseph Addison's affinity with nature -- The call of the wild : Shaftesbury's revolution of aesthetics and ethics -- The paradigmatic shift : the far eastern influence on western modernity.

Subject(s)English literature--Chinese influences
English literature--History and criticism
Gardens, Chinese--England
Gardens--Social aspects
Authors, English--Aesthetics
Ricci, Matteo 利瑪竇, 1552-1610
Jesuits--China--History--Late Ming-Early Qing dynasties, 1550-1800
Jesuits--China--History--16th-18th centuries
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #18956
ISBN1570037698 ; 9781570037696LCCN2008024035OCLC227922382