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The early fiction of Richard Jefferies

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Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & co., ltd.; [etc.,etc.] in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesTraits of the olden time, A strange story, Henrique Beaumont, Who will win, Masked
Statementedited by Grace Toplis ...
ContributionsToplis, Grace, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3 .J354 Ear, PR4822 .J354 Ear
The Physical Object
Paginationxv p., 2 l., [3]-210 p. incl. front. (port.)
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6908540M
LC Control Number01021257
OCLC/WorldCa4278314


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It is a registered charity (no. ) managed by an Executive Council of volunteers. The Objects of the Society are: [1] To promote interest in, and respect for the life and works of Richard Jefferies (). John Richard Jefferies (6 November – 14 August ) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels.

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John Richard Jefferies (November 6, - Aug ) was an English nature writer, essayist and journalist. He wrote fiction mainly based on farming and rural life. He was born at Coate, near Swindon, Wiltshire, the son of a farmer. From early in life he showed a great love of the countryside, but was temperamentally unsuited to follow his father as a farmer, and in he found.

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Book Overview: Jefferies’ novel can be seen as an early example of “post-apocalyptic fiction.” After some sudden and unspecified catastrophe has depopulated England, the countryside reverts to nature, and the few survivors to a quasi-medieval way of life /5().

After London, or Wild England by Richard Jefferies ( - ) Jefferies' novel can be seen as an early example of "post-apocalyptic fiction." After some sudden and. Richard JEFFERIES ( - ) Jefferies' novel can be seen as an early example of "post-apocalyptic fiction." After some sudden and unspecified catastrophe has depopulated England, the countryside reverts to nature, and the few survivors to a quasi-medieval way of life.

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The book was written by English writer John Richard Jefferies () and it was first published in Jefferies is best known for his prolific and sensitive writing on natural history, rural life and agriculture in the late Victorian period. The principal aim of The Richard Jefferies Society Journal is to present material by Jefferies that has not been published or reprinted, or that is difficult to obtain, together with articles about Jefferies (commissioned or submitted), items of research and discovery, synopses of talks and lectures, book reviews, information relating to places where Jefferies lived, and correspondence.

First published by Cassell and Company. “It became green everywhere in the first spring, after London ended.” So begins Richard Jefferies’s After London, an early example of what we would today call the “eco-apocalyptic” novel.

(In its own day, the book was commonly understood as. Richard Jefferies () Famous for his nature writing, Jefferies penned this early science fiction novel where an unknown disaster has decimated England’s population and nature reclaims the land amid the chaos and conflict.

Domesticated animals turn feral, towns and infrastructure break down. It’s almost Gaia-like in its foresight. The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Hills and the Vale, by Richard Jefferies This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

except such as was disinterred by the late Miss Toplis for 'Jefferies Land,' 'T.T.T.,' and 'The Early Fiction of Richard Jefferies.' From his early youth Jefferies. Explore books by Richard Jefferies with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Richard Jefferies () has been described as the "prose poet of England's fields and hedgerows." This little book contains a selection of his loveliest writings on the theme of nature, which are made even more appealing by Benjamin Perkins' delicate paintings/5(13).

compare Margaret Oliphant’s ‘The Land of Darkness’ for a very different early dystopian response to industrial England). Richard Jefferies started work on After London earlier thanpossibly in response to Erewhon and The Coming Race, two utopias (although they are both also ironic utopias, if not full-on negative ones) published in the early s.

Richard Jefferies’s book, After London, is often described as a post-apocalyptic novel, but readers who approach this work with expectations of /5(46). Posts about Richard Jefferies written by Rebecca Foster. Love, Sex, Death & Words: Surprising Tales from a Year in Literature was my bedside book for It’s composed of daily entries compiled by John Sutherland, one of my favorite commentators on books, and Stephen Fender.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Richard Jefferies (Jefferies, Richard, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Jefferies, Richard, After London: or, Wild England (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) Jefferies, Richard, After London: or, Wild England (London et al.: Cassell and Co., ) (multiple formats at ).

JEFFERIES, Richard The Early Fiction of Richard Jefferies With a Rare Portrait. Simpkin, First edition. 8vo. Dark blue cloth with gilt titles. Number 50B of a limited edition of 50 copies. Frontispiece with a rare portrait of Richard Jefferies. A very good copy, with some scattered foxing.

This book was of interest to me because I read and collect post-apocalypse fiction. The first part of the book is a study of what has happened in nature as a result of the fall of mankind, and while some of it is interesting, it quickly becomes monotonous hearing about the three kinds of wild dogs, the three kinds of wild cats, the three kinds of wild pigs.3/5(13).

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An English Village. Sir Bevis. Wood Magic, a Fable. The Life Of the Fields, By Richard Jeffries. Field and Hedgerow Being the Last Essays Of Richard. John Richard Jefferies (6 November – 14 August ) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels.

His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of fiction. Jefferies's corpus of writings includes a diversity of genres and topics.

LibriVox recording of After London, or Wild England, by Richard by Ruth Golding. Jefferies' novel can be seen as an early example of "post-apocalyptic fiction." After some sudden and unspecified catastrophe has depopulated England, the countryside reverts to nature, and the few survivors to a quasi-medieval way of life.

Jefferies, Richard. AFTER LONDON; OR, WILD ENGLAND. London, Paris, New York & Melbourne: Cassell & Company, Limited, Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii] [1] [ ads] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "" inserted at rear, original taupe bevel-edged cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, top edge untrimmed, other edges.

Although Jefferies did not foresee the space age, his novel is pioneering in another way, as an inspiration for the post-apocalyptic genre of science fiction. Jefferies was influenced by Ruskin, to whom he refers, for example, in The Open Air () and Field and Hedgerow (); his scenario is much closer than Wells's to the one Ruskin had.

London: Duckworth & Co., This story is an early example of 'post-apocalyptic fiction'. After some sudden and unspecified catastrophe has depopulated England, the countryside reverts to nature, and the few survivors to a quasi-medieval way of life.

Source: h, front cover. Language: English. Author: JEFFERIES, RICHARD. "A sudden catastrophe descends upon England, leaving London a pestilent swamp and the rest of the country in a state of wilderness. Meanwhile, the few and scattered survivors revert to a feudal society.

Hauntingly beautiful in its descriptions of environmental collapse, this novel offers an early example of post-apocalyptic fiction". Nearly all scholars and critics of early science fiction acknowledge that colonialism is an important and relevant part of its historical context, and recent scholarship has emphasized imperialism's impact on late Victorian Gothic and adventure fiction and on Anglo-American popular and literary culture in general.Miller, George, and Hugoe Matthews, Richard Jefferies: A Bibliographical Study.

Aldershot: Scolar Press, The Richard Jefferies Society (this gives access to all the Society's publications). Rossabi, Andrew. "Jefferies, John Richard." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, in. The Early Fiction of Richard Jefferies, ed.

G. Toplis () Jefferies' Land: A History of Swindon and its Environs, ed. G. Toplis () The Hills and .