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Little Gardens: How to Beautify City Yards and Small Country Spaces Charles M. Skinner

Little Gardens: How to Beautify City Yards and Small Country Spaces

Charles M. Skinner

Published November 21st 2008
ISBN : 9781409951681
Paperback
144 pages
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Charles Montgomery Skinner (1852-1907) was an American writer. His career in literature and journalism included editorship of the Brooklyn Eagle. Skinner published collections of myths, legends and folklore found inside the United States and acrossMoreCharles Montgomery Skinner (1852-1907) was an American writer. His career in literature and journalism included editorship of the Brooklyn Eagle. Skinner published collections of myths, legends and folklore found inside the United States and across the world. He hoped to combine folklore conventions with New England transcendentalism to keep alive traditions endangered by the industrial age. His writings were wide ranging. He was a playwright, authoring Villon: The Vagabond. Skinneras other interests included the seasons, especially as they changed inside of industrializing cities. In order to improve the urban environment, he authored a guide to gardening and urban beautification. Amongst his other works are Myths & Legends of Our Own Land (1896), Myths & Legends of Our New Possessions & Protectorate (1900) and Little Gardens: How to Beautify City Yards and Small Country Spaces (1904).