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Backhaus, Gary

Symbolic Landscapes

Symbolic Landscapes

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Table of contents

1. Places—Worlds

1. Introduction I The Problematic of Grounding the Significance of Symbolic Landscapes
Gary Backhaus

2. The Road to Indian Wells: Symbolic Landscapes in the California Desert
Alex Zukas

3. Wilderness as Axis Mundi: Spiritual Journeys on the Appalachian Trail
Kip Redick

4. Pu’u Kohola: Spatial Genealogy of a Hawaiian Symbolic Landscape
R. D. K. Herman

5. Mythological Landscape and Landscape of Myth: Circulating Visions of Pre-Christian Athos
Veronica Dora

6. At Home on the Midway: Carnival Conventions and Yard Space in Gibsonton, Florida
Charlie Hailey

7. Crossing the Verge: Roadside Memorial—Perth, Western Australia
Dennis Wood

8. Life on “The Avenue”: An Allegory of the Street in Early Twenty-First-Century Suburban America
John Srygley

9. Metaphor, Environmental Receptivity, and Architectural Design
Brook Muller

2. Geographical Sensibilities in the Arts

10. Introduction II An Apology Concerning the Importance of the Geography of Imagination
Gary Backhaus

11. Semblance of Sovereignty: Cartographic Possession in Map Cartouches and Atlas Frontispieces of Early Modern Europe
Christine M. Petto

12. Symbolism and the Interaction of the Real and the Ideal: Scenery in Early-Modern Netherlandish Graphic Art
Anat Gilboa

13. Traversing One’s Space: Photography and the féminine

Panizza Allmark

14. The Philadelphia Flower Show and Its Dangerous Sensibilities
Gary Backhaus

15. Gardening at a Japanese Garden
John Murungi

16. Symbolic Space: Memory, Narrative, Writing
Arndt Niebisch

17. Vienna’s Musical Deathscape
Linda Ardito

18. Crusoe’s Island and the Human Estate: Defoe’s Existential Geography
Dennis E. Skocz

Keywords: PHILOSOPHY / General PHI000000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402087035

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