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The Resource Gardens of the gods : myth, magic and meaning, Christopher McIntosh

Gardens of the gods : myth, magic and meaning, Christopher McIntosh

Label
Gardens of the gods : myth, magic and meaning
Title
Gardens of the gods
Title remainder
myth, magic and meaning
Statement of responsibility
Christopher McIntosh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Gardens of the Gods" reveals the symbolic language of garden design, exploring the gardens of China, with their moon gates and immortal rocks, the Zen gardens of Japan, the paradise gardens of Islam, those of Renaissance Italy with their richly mythological imagery, the landscaped parks of England, the gardens of New Harmony in the US and some striking, modern examples of symbolic gardens, including the Tarot Garden of the sculptress Niki de Saint Phalle in Italy. This illustrated book also includes a chapter with suggestions for creating a "garden of meaning" and a select
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McIntosh, Christopher
Dewey number
712.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
SB470.7
LC item number
.M35 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
SB470.7
NAL item number
.M35 2005
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gardens
  • Gardens
  • Gardens
  • Fine Arts
  • Agriculture
  • GARDENING
  • Gardens
  • Gardens
  • Gardens
Label
Gardens of the gods : myth, magic and meaning, Christopher McIntosh
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-195) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The symbolic language of gardens -- Balancing the forces of nature : Chinese and Japanese gardens -- A foretaste of paradise : the Islamic garden and its forebears -- Gardens of gods and garden of saints : pagan and Christian motifs in European gardens -- Ancient mysteries revived : the Renaissance garden in Italy -- Rosicrucian marvels and recreations of Eden : late Renaissance gardens in Europe -- Theatres of transformation : symbolism in Baroque and Rococo gardens -- Visions of a new Elysium : symbolism and allegory in gardens of the eighteenth century -- The symbol-strewn landscape : initiatic themes in European gardens of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries -- The present age -- Connecting with nature -- Creating a garden of meaning
Control code
ocm58468298
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 203 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781860647406
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58468298
  • (OCoLC)58468298
Label
Gardens of the gods : myth, magic and meaning, Christopher McIntosh
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-195) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The symbolic language of gardens -- Balancing the forces of nature : Chinese and Japanese gardens -- A foretaste of paradise : the Islamic garden and its forebears -- Gardens of gods and garden of saints : pagan and Christian motifs in European gardens -- Ancient mysteries revived : the Renaissance garden in Italy -- Rosicrucian marvels and recreations of Eden : late Renaissance gardens in Europe -- Theatres of transformation : symbolism in Baroque and Rococo gardens -- Visions of a new Elysium : symbolism and allegory in gardens of the eighteenth century -- The symbol-strewn landscape : initiatic themes in European gardens of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries -- The present age -- Connecting with nature -- Creating a garden of meaning
Control code
ocm58468298
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 203 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781860647406
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58468298
  • (OCoLC)58468298

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