Allusion, anti-pastoral, and four centuries of pastoral invitations
appearance, allude back to the
earlier work themselves. Thus a reader of Walton might only subsequently come to read
the Marlowe–Raleigh poems as well as the classical poems from which they derive. The
temporal phenomenology of allusion is complex and sometimes counter-intuitive.
39 Such dense and manifold intertextual echoing, seemingly beyond any conscious authorial control, comes close to the different kind of intertextuality described by Mikhael
Bakhtin and Julia Kristeva, referring to the interwoven cultural and linguistic fields
out of which texts are woven. See