Landscape Theory by Rachel DelueLandscape Theory by Rachel Delue

Landscape Theory

EditorRachel Delue, James Elkins

Paperback | December 17, 2007

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Artistic representations of landscape are studied widely in areas ranging from art history to geography to sociology, yet there has been little consensus about how to understand the relationship between landscape and art. This book brings together more than fifty scholars from these multiple disciplines to establish new ways of thinking about landscape in art.


James Elkinsis E.C. Chadbourne Chair in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is general series editor of "The Art Seminar." His many books includePictures and Tears,How to Use Your Eyes,What Painting Isand, most recently,The Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Arta...
Title:Landscape TheoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 8.2 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:December 17, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415960541

ISBN - 13:9780415960540

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Table of Contents

Series Preface Section 1: Introduction  Elusive Landscapes and Shifting Grounds, Rachel DeLue Section 2: Starting Points 1.Introduction toSocial Formation and Symbolic Landscape, Denis Cosgrove   2. One With Nature: Landscape, Language, Empathy, and Imagination, Anne Whiston, Sprin  3. Writing Moods, James ElkinsSection 3: The Art Seminar Participants: Yvonne Scott, Minna T¿rm¿Denis Cosgrove, Rebecca Solnit, Anne Whiston Spirn, David Hays, Michael Gaudio, Jacob Wamberg, Michael Newman, and Jessica Dubow. Section Four: Assessments Kenneth R. Olwig, Maunu Hayrynen, Jill Casid, Dianne Harris, Jennifer Jane Marshall, Robin Kelsey, Malcolm Andrews, Blaise Drummond, Hanna Johansson, Annika Waenerberg, Stephen Daniels, Dana Leibsohn, Yvonne Scott, Martin Powers, Jerome Silbergeld, Michele Baridon, David E. Nye, and Robert R. Riley. Section Five: Afterwords Afterword, Allan Wallach.  Blindness and Insights, Elizabeth Helsinger. Notes on Contributors  Index