Uprooted: On the Trail of the Green Man

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Who, or what, is the Green Man, and why is this medieval image so present in our precarious modern times? An encounter with the Green Man at an ancient Herefordshire church in the wake of catastrophic weather leads Nina Lyon into an exploration of how the foliate heads of Norman stonemasons have evolved into today’s cult symbols.

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Who, or what, is the Green Man, and why is this medieval image so present in our precarious modern times?

An encounter with a carving of the Green Man at an ancient church leads Nina Lyon on a search to track him down in all his various guises. Against a backdrop of mountains, forests, rivers and stone circles, a cult of the Green Man emerges, as Nina explores his meaning and how he came into being. Meanwhile, in the woods, from an overgrown Welsh railway line to leafy London suburbia, strange things are happening . . .

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Weight 0.243 kg
Dimensions 19.7 × 13 × 2 cm
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Paperback

Pages

vii, 287

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

398.368216 (edition:23)

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General – Trade / Code: K