The Quest for Shakespeare’s Garden

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A richly illustrated giftbook that illuminates Shakespeare’s understanding of the natural world and gardens as he knew them

Shakespeare’s potent use of garden imagery has captivated successive generations of readers and inspired the making of gardens across the globe. Laced with quotations and abounding with illustrations drawn from sources including Elizabethan gardening books, embroidered fabrics and hand-coloured herbals, The Quest for Shakespeare’s Garden tells the story of the Bard’s own garden at New Place in Stratford-upon-Avon, revealing its place in garden history.

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A richly illustrated giftbook that illuminates Shakespeare’s understanding of the natural world and gardens as he knew them

Shakespeare’s potent use of garden imagery has captivated successive generations of readers and inspired the making of gardens across the globe. Laced with quotations and abounding with illustrations drawn from sources including Elizabethan gardening books, embroidered fabrics and hand-coloured herbals, The Quest for Shakespeare’s Garden tells the story of the Bard’s own garden at New Place in Stratford-upon-Avon, revealing its place in garden history.

 

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Hardback

2016

ISBN: 9780500252246