By Elaine T. James

during this masterful new research of the traditional poetry of the music of Songs, Elaine T. James explores the Song's underlying curiosity within the wildlife. enticing with the fields of geography, panorama structure, and literature, James opinions the tendency of students to reify a perceived dichotomy among "nature" and "culture" and in its place argues that the poetic recognition to panorama exhibits an understanding of a viewer. Nature is right here a poetic gadget that informs James's close-readings of agrarianism, gardens, towns, social keep an eye on, and feminism and the gaze within the music. With this two-fold emphasis on panorama and lyric, Landscape of the tune of Songs indicates how the music again and again envisions a global within which human fans are embedded within the wildlife, complexly enfolded in relationships of fragility and care.

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