John Dixon Hunt

John Dixon Hunt, 2017 John Dixon Hunt (born 18 January 1936 in Gloucester) is an English landscape historian whose academic career began with teaching English literature. He became a professor at the University of Pennsylvania in 1994 and served as the department chair of landscape architecture and regional planning until June 2000, now being emeritus. One aspect of his work focuses on the time between the turn of the seventeenth through the end of the 18th centuries in France and England. He is the author of many articles, not only in landscape journals but also ''Apollo'', ''Lincoln Center Theater Review'', and ''Comparative Criticism'', and chapters on topics including T. S. Eliot and modern painting, Utopia in and as garden, and garden as commemoration.

He has written numerous books which include ''The Pre-Raphaelite Imagination: 1848–1900'' (Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1968), his ''Critical Commentary on Shakespeare’s "The Tempest"'' (Macmillan 1968), studies of Marvell, Ruskin, and William Kent, his classic ''Garden and Grove: The Italian Renaissance Garden in the English Imagination: 1600–1750'' (J. M. Dent, 1986), ''Greater Perfections'' (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999), ''The Picturesque Garden in Europe'' (Thames & Hudson, 2002), ''The Afterlife of Gardens'' (Reaktion Books, 2004), ''A World of Gardens'' (Reaktion Books, 2012) and ''The Making of Place: Modern and Contemporary Gardens'' (Reaktion Books, 2015). Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Hunt, John Dixon
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    Published 1996
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