The Relapse into Barbarism
THE GREAT FOREST
The old men say their fathers told them that soon
after the fields were left to themselves a change
began to be visible. It became gr...
The name of Richard Jefferies is one invoked most often by association, whether with predecessors such as William Cobbett or Gilbert White, with contemporaries such as Thomas Hardy or W. H. Hudson, or...
Richard Jefferies defies easy literary categorization. Labels such as essayist, journalist, novelist, rural observer, naturalist, and mystic have all been applied to this British writer who chronicled...