HumanitiesWeb.org - Glossary definition: Bucolic
Bucolic
(from the Greek for 'cowherd'; aka eclogue, pastoral, or an idyll)

A poem that describes the simple life of country folk, usually shepherds who live a timeless, painless (and sheepless) life in a world that is full of beauty, music, and love.
Shakespeare's As You Like It includes pastoral elements.


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