Pastoralism(redirected from Pastorialist)
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mountainous region of ancient Greece; legendary for pastoral innocence of people. [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 136; Rom. Lit.: Eclogues; Span. Lit.: Arcadia]
Arcadian goddess, patronness of new, green crops. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 62]
Sicilian shepherd-flautist; invented bucolic poetry. [Rom. Myth.: LLEI, I:326]
Granida and Daifilio
short pieces by Roman poet Vergil with pastoral setting. [Rom. Lit.: Benét, 1053]
classic idyllic love between princess and shepherd. [Dutch Lit.: Granida, Hall, 141]
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F Major; hymn to nature. [Ger. Music: Thompson, 1634]
poet; rhapsodized over charm of rustic life. [Gk. Lit.: Brewer Dictionary, 813]
Works and Days
Thoreau’s classic; advocates a return to nature. [Am. Lit.: Van Doren, 208]
long poem by Hesiod, considered a farmers’ almanac of ancient Greece. [Gk. Lit.: Benét, 1102]
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