The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen – Elizabeth von Arnim (1866 – 1941)

“[Walking] is the perfect way of moving if you want to see into the life of things. It is the one way of freedom. If you go to a place on anything but your own feet you are taken there too fast, and miss a thousand delicate joys that were waiting for you by the wayside.” ― Elizabeth von Arnim, The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen

‘If one theme could be found to link all her work it is that of plants and flowers. Where Woolf said every woman needed a room of her own, Von Arnim would have said every woman needed a garden.’ – The Independent, 25 July 2015

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Auteur: Blauwkruikje

Master of Germanic Philology - KULeuven - Belgium - Nature, fiction, theater, poetry, philosophy and art lover. Photo: Ostend (B) - Japanese Deep Sea Garden

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