Epping Forest: Its Literary and Historical Associations

About the book

  • Title: Epping Forest: Its Literary and Historical Associations
  • Author: William Addison
  • Edition/ Date of publication: 1st edition, 1945
  • Publisher: J M Dent & Sons Ltd

Summary

An excellent book about Epping Forest from the courts of the Tudors and Stuarts hunting and hawking in the Forest, Elizabethan writers and musicians; John Donne, George Herbert and Izaak Walton wandering down its glades or through its hornbeam thickets, Daniel Defoe and the flight to Epping from plague-stricken London, to Victorian poets; John Clare, Tennyson, William Morris and Charles Dickens.   

Why you should read:

A remarkable record of literary associations of Epping Forest which William Addison assembles and reveals to us so vividly against its noble background

 

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