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The Brief Life of Flowers

By Fiona Stafford

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A collection of wide-ranging essays on Britain's best-loved flowers from the author of The Long, Long Life of Trees

The Brief Life of Flowers is an ode to the flowers that fill our countrysides, our woodlands and our homes. Part nature writing, part memoir, Fiona Stafford explores Britain's flora, as well as the literature and lore that surrounds it.

From snowdrops and sunflowers, to pansies and poppies, this beautifully illustrated book is a delightful companion through the landscapes of Britain's floral history.

Biographical Notes

Fiona Stafford is Professor of English at the University of Oxford. She specialises in literature of the Romantic period (especially Wordsworth, Austen, Burns, Keats, Clare), Scottish and Irish literature, contemporary poetry, environmental humanities and nature writing, literature and the visual arts. In addition to academic books and essays, she contributes to newspapers, literary magazines, art books and collections of nature writing. She is the author of The Long, Long Life of Trees, and Jane Austen: A Brief Life.

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  • Publication date: 04 Apr 2019
  • Page count: 304
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