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The Languages of Landscape


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The Languages of Landscape - Roskill, Mark
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In The Languages of Landscape , Mark Roskill employs a new approach to understanding Western landscape art, from antiquity to the present, by linking the concerns of its creators to the ways in which such art was viewed in successive periods or contexts. Roskill uses new methodologies deriving from sociology, anthropology, the study of rhetorical theory, and especially a version of visual semiotics for this analysis. The discussion covers artists not usually associated with landscape, such as Goya and Gericault, as well ...

The Languages of Landscape 1996, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271015538