Representing Place: Landscape Painting and Maps

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You are here, a map declares, but of course you are not, any more than you truly occupy the vantage point into which a landscape painting puts you. How maps and paintings figure and reconfigure space--as well as our place in it--is the subject of Edward S. Casey's ambitious study, an exploration of how we portray the world and its many places. Casey's discussion ranges widely from Northern Sung landscape painting to nineteenth-century American and British landscape painting and photography, from prehistoric petroglyphs ...

Representing Place: Landscape Painting and Maps 2002, University of Minnesota Press

ISBN-13: 9780816637157

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