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Αρκαδία, Here We Go Again: A Journey from ‘Pastoral’ to ‘Post-Pastoral’. And Beyond.


Image by Judith Prins on Unsplash “Small pleasures must correct great tragedies” V. Sackville-West, The Garden, 1946 It has not been long since I first decided to devote (at least) three years of my life to the study of pastoral poetry. I remember that I was reading The Land (1926), the delightful – and often …