The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady (1984)

Genres - Language & Literature, Nature, Visual Arts  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |  
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This 90-minute program is a distilled version of the 12-part, five-hour series based on the life and writings of Edith Holden, a turn-of-the-century British artist and diarist. Holden's genteel observations of nature and of the pastoral life, accompanied by her own illustrations, were published in a best-selling book 70 years after her death. In this production, parts of Holden's biography are dramatized by actors; the main focus, however, is on her thoughts, observations, poetry, and drawings.

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anecdotes, country-life, countryside, diary, English [nationality], lady, nature, poetry, writing