spirit of place

Related Overviews

Alexander Pope (1688—1744) poet

Gertrude Jekyll (1843—1932) artist and garden designer

Francis Bacon (1561—1626) lord chancellor, politician, and philosopher


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Lifestyle, Home, and Garden


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The genius loci, the spirit of place, is often easy to experience and impossible to define. Alexander Pope in his poem An Epistle to Lord Burlington (1731) urges, ‘In all ...

Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.