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The Evergreen: A Northern Seasonal - Volume 1

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Title

The Evergreen: A Northern Seasonal - Volume 1

Subject

Textual decorations and page layouts

Description

1 of 4 volumes

Creator

Patrick Geddes & Colleagues

Source

The Evergreen: An Online Edition, Yellow Nineties 2.0, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, www.1890s.ca

Publisher

Ryerson University Centre for Digital Humanities

Date

Spring 1895

Contributor

Laura Chapnick
Kaitlyn Fralick
Lorraine Janzen Kooistra

Rights

Public Domain
Source: 1) Ryerson University Library Archives and Special Collections; 2) Private Collection (Dennis Denisoff)

Relation

Yellow Nineties 2.0, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Ryerson University Centre for Digital Humanities

Language

English, French, Gaelic

Type

Periodical
Textual ornaments

Identifier

EGV1

Coverage

Spring 1895

Alternative Title

The Evergreen

Table Of Contents

Spring in Nature; Spring in Life; Spring in the World; Spring in the North

Date Created

29 July 2014

Date Modified

27 October 2017, ljk

License

Creative Commons 3.0

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Bibliographic Citation

[creator's name last, first]. "title." The Evergreen: A Northern Seasonal Vol [#] (season + year), page(s). The Database of Ornament, ed. Lorraine Janzen Kooistra.

Items in the The Evergreen: A Northern Seasonal - Volume 1 Collection

The Norland Wind
Poem celebrates the North Wind as the Spirit of Life and Liberty

Proem

Flipbook version

A Procession of Causes
The poem celebrates spring, renewal, love: “For the old god Pan hath taken a wife/ And the whole world shares their mirth..."

Germinal, Floreal, Prairial
These were names given to the Spring months at a famous time some hundred years ago, when men in the April folly of their hearts dreamed that they could make all things new.” References myth, fairy tale, legend symbolic of spring, including Pan;…

Life and its Science
Biology is first and foremost the study of life, not death; “let us return to…the simple and the natural, the normal and the organic”; “experimental evolution”/”regeneration” is the “Alchemy of Life”—expands to make a…

Old English Spring
Adapted from Harleian ms 2253, circa 1200. Lyric apostrophizing the Northwind

Lengthening Days
story of couple who go to live in a log cabin in the woods to observe spring; he’s an artist, like Nature: “First of its ornaments were the tiny creeping birds….”; quotes a Gaelic song about swans singing (trans in fn); Mark’s best picture…

Day and Night<br />
Two verses of three lines each

From Four Easter Letters
1. from Athens, circa 357 BC ; 2 from Norway, circa 145 BC, written by a woman; 3. from Jerusalem, 8th year of governance of Pontius Pilate; 4. Edinburgh, Easter 1887--all about the coming of spring

The Crows: A Child Poem
Crows are figured as harbingers of spring