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Experiencing the Garden in the Eighteenth Century

Martin Calder

Contents: Katherine Myers: Visual fields: theories of perception and the landscape garden – Katja Grillner: Experience as imagined: writing the eighteenth-century landscape garden – Michel Baridon: Understanding nature and the aesthetics of the landscape garden – David L. Hays: Figuring the commonplace at Ermenonville – Martin Calder: Promenade in Ermenonville – David Maskill: Death in a French garden: the Laborde and Cook monuments at Méréville and the landscape of loss – Renata Tyszczuk: Nature intended: the garden of a roi bienfaisant – Jean-Marcel Humbert: Egypt in the eighteenth-century garden: decline or revival of the initiatory journey? – David Jacques/Tim Rock: Pierre-Jacques Fougeroux: a Frenchman’s commentary on English gardens of the 1720s.