Arcadia (39 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

  • Editors

Context

A mountainous region of Greece which was represented as the blissful home of happy shepherds. Arcadia is associated with simplicity and is usually seen as a retreat from the complexities of sophisticated life in the court or the city.

Citation:
Editors. "Arcadia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=71, accessed 08 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Utopias/ Utopian Thought and Fiction