Pope and Prior Park: a study in landscape and literature

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This paper examines Alexander Pope’s involvement at Prior Park, and reassesses the garden as of national importance. It argues that Pope’s theories were influential on the work of William Kent and that Kent developed no theories of his own—that is to say, the influence is from Pope to Kent and not vice versa as convention maintains
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-196
Number of pages14
JournalStudies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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