Arcadia (39 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

Litencyc Editors (Independent Scholar - Europe)
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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, Litencyc. "Arcadia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=71, accessed 02 December 2021.]

71 Arcadia 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.

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