Green Pens

Green Pens

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New and familiar voices present the diversity of Australian gardens in these witty, sad, and informative contributions. Complimented by a wealth of garden images, plans, sketches, drawings, paintings, engravings, and photographs, these gardens are portrayed through a variety of sources, including previously unpublished letters and diary entries of ordinary people revelling in or struggling with their gardens, informed advice from newspapers and magazines, and extracts from Australian fiction, non-fiction, gardening catalogs, and planting guides.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 191 x 234 x 27mm | 780g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • The Miegunyah Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 84 b&w images
  • 0522851037
  • 9780522851038
  • 1,697,492

About Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes is the author of "Spaces in Her Day" and coeditor of several anthologies, including "Freedom Bound 11." She is a senior lecturer in women's studies and history at La Trobe University and coordinator of the Culture of Gardens project. Sue Martin is the author of many articles and chapters on gardens in 19th-century Australia in publications as varied as the "Victorian Naturalist" and the" American Journal Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes." She is a senior lecturer in English at La Trobe University and a coordinator of the Culture of Gardens project. Kylie Mirmohamadi is a research associate on the Culture of Gardens project.show more