Modern Nature: The Journals of Derek Jarman (Book, 2018) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Modern Nature: The Journals of Derek Jarman

Author: Derek Jarman
Publisher: London : Vintage Publishing, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Derek Jarman's garden at Dungeness draws thousands of visitors every year. It is a weird and windswept place, a small garden beside a humble cottage. But between the pebbles of the beach Jarman grew all manner of plants - some were burnt by wind and sea-spray, whilst others flourished creating a brilliant, unexpected beauty in the wilderness. A filmmaker, writer and icon of his day, Jarman explores through this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Derek Jarman; Derek Jarman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Jarman
ISBN: 9781784873875 178487387X
OCLC Number: 1057622378
Notes: Paperback.
Description: 336 pages ; 198 x 129 mm
Responsibility: Derek Jarman.

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Derek Jarman's garden at Dungeness draws thousands of visitors every year. It is a weird and windswept place, a small garden beside a humble cottage. But between the pebbles of the beach Jarman grew all manner of plants - some were burnt by wind and sea-spray, whilst others flourished creating a brilliant, unexpected beauty in the wilderness. A filmmaker, writer and icon of his day, Jarman explores through this exquisite diary of his garden the nature of art, politics, life and death.
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The most beautiful & furious book of all time -- Olivia Laing An essential - urgent - book for the 21st Century -- Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of the Serpentine Gallery A marvellous, moving Read more...

 
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