Writing Worlds (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
300
Utgivningsdatum
1991-12-01
Upplaga
annotated ed
Förlag
Routledge
Medarbetare
Duncan, James S.
Illustratör/Fotograf
line drawings illustrations figures and b&w photos
Illustrationer
illustrations, line drawings, figures and b&w photos
Dimensioner
244 x 165 x 22 mm
Vikt
600 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
xiii, 282 p. :
ISBN
9780415054997
Writing Worlds (inbunden)

Writing Worlds

Discourse, Text and Metaphor in the Representation of Landscape

Inbunden Engelska, 1991-12-01
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Writing Worlds represents the first systematic attempt to apply poststructuralist ideas to landscape representation. Landscape - city, countryside and wilderness - is explored through the discourse of economics, geopolitics and urban planning, travellers descriptions, propaganda maps, cartography and geometry, poetry and painting. The book aims to deconstruct geographical representation in order to explore the dynamics of power in the way we see the world.
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List of Contributors Preface and Acknowledgements Chapter 1. Introduction: Writing Worlds Trevor J. Barnes and James S. Duncan 2. Ideology and Bliss: Roland Barthes and the Secret Histories of Landscape James S. Duncan and Nancy G. Duncan 3. The Implications of Industry: Turner and Leeds Stephen Daniels 4. Reading the Text of Niagara Falls: The Metaphor of Death Patrick McGreevy 5. The Slightly Different Thing that is Said: Writing the Aesthetic Experience Jonathan Smith 6. Lines of Power Gunnar Olsson 7. Ways of Life in the Twentieth Century; Rethinking Solid Ground in the Social Sciences Michael R. Curry 8. Reading the Texts of Economic Geography: The Role of Physical and Biological Metaphors Trevor J. Barnes 9. Metaphor, Geopolitical Discourse and the Military in South America Leslie W. Hepple 10. Foreign Policy and the Hyperreal: The Reagan Administration and the Scripting of 'South Africa' Gearoid O Tuathail 11. Portland's Comprehensive Plan as Text: The Fred Meyer Case and the Politics of Reading Judith Kenny 12. Texts, Hermeneutics and Propaganda Maps John Pickles 13. Deconstructing the Map J. B. Harley 14. Afterword James S. Duncan and Trevor J. Barnes