A bibliography of critical works on the georgic in English, including English translations

Anderson, David R., ‘Sterling Brown and the georgic tradition in African-American literature’, Green Letters 20.1 (2016), 86-96

Andrews, Corey E., ‘“Work” Poems: Assessing the Georgic Mode of Eighteenth-Century Working-Class Poetry’, in Experiments in Genre in Eighteenth-Century Poetry, ed. Sandro Jung (Lebanon, NH, 2011), pp. 105-133

Baker, Samuel, Written on the Water: British Romanticism and the Maritime Empire of Culture (Charlottesville, 2010)

Beck, Rudolph, ‘From Industrial Georgic to Industrial Sublime: English Poetry and the Early Stages of the Industrial Revolution’, The British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 27.1 (2004), 17-36.

Blyth, Ian, ‘A Sort of English Georgics: Vita Sackville-West’s The Land‘, Forum for Modern Language Studies 45.1 (2009), 19-31

Bucknell, Clare, ‘The Mid‐Eighteenth‐Century Georgic and Agricultural Improvement’, Journal for Eighteenth‐Century Studies 36.3 (2013), 335-52

Burke, Tim, ‘The Romantic Georgic and the Work of Writing’, in A Companion to Romantic Poetry, ed. Charles Mahoney (Chichester, 2011), pp. 140-158

Caldwell, Tanya, Time to Begin Anew: Dryden’s Georgics and Aeneis (Lewisburg, 2000)

—-. Virgil Made English: The Decline of Classical Authority (Basingstoke, 2008)

—-. ‘“A City Graced with Many a Dome”: Hannah Cowley’s Domestic Comedies, the Georgic Impulse, and the Female Arts’, Eighteenth-Century Life 42.1 (2018), 28-57

Cavanagh, Dermot, ‘Georgic Sovereignty in Henry V’ in Shakespeare Survey, vol. 63, Shakespeare’s English Histories and their Afterlives, ed. Peter Holland (Cambridge, 2010), pp. 114-26

Chalker, John, The English Georgic: A Study in the Development of a Form (London, 1969)

Corse, Taylor, ‘Husbandry in Humphry Clinker, Tobias Smollett’s Georgic Novel’, Studies in English literature, 1500-1900 57.3 (2017), 583-604

Craik, Katharine, ‘“These Almost Thingles Things”: Thomas Moffat’s The Silkewormes, and English Renaissance Georgic’, Cahiers Elisabéthains 60 (2001), 53–66

Crawford, Rachel, ‘English Georgic and British Nationhood’, English Literary History 65 (1998), 123-58

De Bruyn, Frans, ‘From Georgic Poetry to Statistics and Graphs: Eighteenth-Century Representations and the “State” of British Society’, The Yale Journal of Criticism 17.1 (2004), 107-39

Drew, Erin, ‘“Iron War” as “Daily Care”: Sustainability and the Dialectic of Care in Dryden’s Georgics’, 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries 22 (2015), 217-38

Durling, Dwight Leonard, Georgic Tradition in English Poetry (New York, 1935)

Ellis, Markman, ‘“The Cane-Land Isles”: Commerce and Empire in Late Eighteenth-Century Georgic and Pastoral Poetry’, in Islands in History and Representation, ed. Rod Edmond and Vanessa Smith (London, 2003), pp. 43-62

Fairer, David, ‘“The Year Runs Round”: The Poetry of Work in Eighteenth-Century England’, in Ritual, Routine, and Regime: Repetition in Early Modern British and European Cultures, ed. by Lorna Clymer (Toronto, 2006), pp. 153-71

—. ‘“Where fuming trees refresh the thirsty air”: The World of Eco-Georgic’, Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 40 (2011), 201-18

Feingold, Richard, Nature and Society: Later Eighteenth-Century Uses of the Pastoral and Georgic (Hassocks, 1978)

Genovese, Michael, ‘An Organic Commerce: Sociable Selfhood in Eighteenth-Century Georgic’, Eighteenth-Century Studies 46 (2013), 197-221

Graver, Bruce, ‘Wordsworth’s Georgic Beginnings’, Texas Studies in Literature and Language 33.2 (1991), 137-59

—. ‘“Honorable Toil”: The Georgic Ethic of Prelude I’, Studies in Philology 92.3 (1995), 346-60

Goodman, Kevis, Georgic Modernity and British Romanticism (Cambridge, 2004)

Hadley, Karen, ‘“Tulips on Dunghills”: Regendering the Georgic in Barrett Browning’s Aurora Leigh‘, Victorian Poetry 52.3 (2014), 465-82

Heinzelman, Kurt, ‘Roman Georgic in the Georgian Age: A Theory of Romantic Genre’, Texas Studies in Literature and Language 33 (1991), 182-214

Irvine, Robert, ‘Labor and Commerce in Locke and Early Eighteenth-Century English Georgic’, ELH 76.4 (2009), 963-88

Keegan, Bridget, ‘Georgic Transformations and Stephen Duck’s “The Thresher’s Labour”‘, SEL Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 41.3 (2001), 545-562

Low, Anthony, The Georgic Revolution (Princeton, 1985)

Mannon, Ethan, ‘Georgic Environmentalism in North of Boston: An Ethic for Economic Landscapes ‘, Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment: ISLE 23.2 (2016), 344-69

Martz, Louis L., ‘Paradise Regained: Georgic Form, Georgic Style’, Milton Studies 32 (2002), 7-25

McCarthy, Jeffrey Mathes, Green Modernism: Nature and the English Novel, 1900 to 1930 (New York, 2015)

McDonald, Shirley, ‘Settler Life Writing, Georgic Traditions and Models of Environmental Sustainability’, The American Review of Canadian Studies 45.3 (2015), 283-98

McRae, Andrew, God Speed the Plough: The Representation of Agrarian England, 1500-1660 (Cambridge, 1996)

Menely, Tobias, ‘Animal Signs and Ethical Significance: Expressive Creatures in the British Georgic’, Mosaic 39.4 (2006), 111-27

Mounsey, Chris, ‘Christopher Smart’s The Hop-garden and John Philips’s Cyder: a battle of the georgics? Mid-eighteenth-century poetic discussions of authority, science and experience’, British Journal For Eighteenth-Century Studies 22 (1999), 67-84

O Briain, Katarina, ‘Dryden’s Georgic Fictionality’, Eighteenth-Century Fiction 30.3 (2018), 317-38

O’Brien, Karen, ‘Imperial georgic, 1660-1789’, in The Country and the City Revisited: England and the Politics of Culture, 1550-1850, ed. Gerald MacLean, Donna Landry, and Joseph P. Ward (Cambridge, 1999), pp. 160-79

Pellicer, Juan Christian, ‘The Georgic at Mid-Eighteenth Century and the Case of Dodsley’s “Agriculture”’, The Review of English Studies 54.213 (2003), 67-93

—. ‘Celebrating Queen Anne and the Union of 1707 in Great Britain’s First Georgic’, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 37.2 (2014), 217-27

Pethers, Matthew, ‘“this Small Herculean Labor”: Literary professionalism, georgic work, and Walden’, Amerikastudien 54.2 (2007), 165-94

Rogers, Pat, ‘John Philips, Pope, and Political Georgic’, Modern Language Quarterly 66.4 (2005), 411-42

Røstvig, Maren-Sofie, The Happy Man: Studies in the Metamorphoses of a Classical Ideal (Oslo and Oxford, 1954-1958)

Sandberg, Julianne, ‘The georgic mode and “poor labours” of George Herbert’, Renaissance Studies 30.2 (2016), 218-35

Schoenberger, Melissa, ‘The Sword, the Scythe, and the “Arts of Peace” in Dryden’s Georgics’, Translation and Literature 23.1 (2014), 23-41

Silva, Cristobal, ‘Georgic Fantasies: James Grainger and the Poetry of Colonial Dislocation’, ELH 83.1 (2016), 127-56

Sweet, Timothy, American Georgics: Economy and Environment in American Literature, 1580-1864 (Philadelphia, 2001)

Thorne, Christian, ‘William Cowper, the Georgic, and the Unwritten Literature of the 1780s’, boundary 2 44.3 (2017), 73-98

Tulloch, Elspeth, ‘Husbandry, Agriculture and Ecocide: Reading Bessie Head’s When Rain Clouds Gather as a postcolonial georgic‘, European Journal of English Studies 16.2 (2012), 137-50

Vespa, Jack, ‘Georgic Inquisitiveness, Pastoral Meditation, Romantic Reflexivity: “Nutting” and the Figure of Wordsworth as Poet’, Genre 38 (2005), 1-44

Wallace, Anne D., ‘Farming on Foot: Tracking Georgic in Clare and Wordsworth’, Texas Studies in Literature and Language 34.4 (1992), 509-40

Wilson-Okamura, David Scott, Virgil in the Renaissance (Cambridge, 2010)