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The Language of Flowers: A History
The author traces the phenomenon of ascribing sentimental meaning to floral imagery from its beginnings in Napoleonic France through its later transformations in England and America. At the heart of the book is a depiction of what the three most important flower books from each of the countries divulge about the period and the respective cultures. Seaton shows that the lan ...more
Hardcover, 234 pages
Published April 29th 1995 by University of Virginia Press
(first published April 22nd 1995)
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