THE FIRST GUN
They burned the old gun that used to stand in the
dark corner up in the garret, close to the stuffed
fox that always grinned so fiercely. Perhaps
the reason why he seemed in such a...
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...