Rebecca Weld Bushnell
Rebecca Bushnell is Professor of English and Dean of the College, University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of A Culture of Teaching: Early Modern Humanism in Theory and Practice, Tragedies of Tyrants: Political Thought and Theater in the English Renaissance, and Prophesying Tragedy: Sign and Voice in Sophocles' Theban Plays, all from Cornell, and editor of A Companion to Tragedy.
Imagining Early Modern English Gardens
For Rebecca Bushnell, English gardening books tell a fascinating tale of the human love for plants and our will to make them do as we wish. These books powerfully evoke the desires of gardeners: they show us gardeners who, like poets, imagine not...