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Laviolette, Patrick

Landscaping of metaphor and cultural identity : topographies of a cornish pastiche / Patrick Laviolette.

Frankfurt am Main : Peter Lang, c2011.
Physical Description:
216 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Reference Library
HM753 .L38 2011 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-202) and index.
Subject Terms:
Cornwall (England : County) -- Civilization.
Group identity -- England -- Cornwall (County)
Landscapes -- Social aspects -- England -- Cornwall (County)
Metaphor -- Social aspects.

  • Machine generated contents note: ch. I Landscapes on the Margins of Modernity
  • Context
  • Problematic
  • Conclusion
  • ch. II Art and Literature Analysis
  • Historical Account of Landscape Art and Prose
  • Socio-Semiotic Considerations
  • Hermeneutics and the Literary Landscape
  • Studios of the Familiar
  • Conclusion
  • ch. III Contours of Identity
  • Boundaries of Belonging
  • Making `Anthropographic' Projections
  • A World of Images
  • Conclusion
  • ch. IV Speaking of Landscapes
  • Directional Idioms
  • Place-Names
  • Homo-Directus
  • Conclusion
  • ch. V Contrasting Culture
  • Insider Perspectives
  • Coastlining Outsiders
  • The Senses and Outdoor Inter-action
  • Figurative Embodiments and Political Bodies
  • Conclusion
  • ch. VI Death Defining
  • From Prehistory to Post-Modern Folklore
  • Dereliction vs. Industrial Heritage
  • Churchyards & Grave Identity
  • Conclusion
  • ch. VII Conclusions, Where difference Lies
  • Centre Down `Ere
  • One and all.