Friday, March 11, 2016
This has to do with pastures. It is a literary work that relates to shepherds' herding livestock around open areas of land where there is availability of water and pasture. Aside pastoral poetry, drama and prose, there are paintings and musics that depict such life in an idealized manner, typically for urban audiences. According to wikipedia, pastoral is also a work of this genre, also known as bucolic, from the Greek, meaning a cowherd.