In the Mind's Eye

In the Mind's Eye

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In this collection of exquisite essays, Elizabeth Dodd explores the natural and human history of sites in the American Southwest, the caves of southern France, the Kansas grasslands, and the forests of the Pacific Northwest. In the Mind?s Eye considers the artistic and creative impulses of those who preceded us, making sense of the different ways in which they?and we?express our experiences of landscape in words and images.Essays Across the Animate World Elizabeth Caroline Dodd ... More delicate than the historiansa#39; are the map-makersa#39; colors. Elizabeth Bishop I. Maps preserve for us a schematic of the useful, of the signifi cant. ... a€œLegends, a€ we call the explanatory codes accompanying our maps; the word suggests the mythic, narrative power inherent in a place that has been traveled through enougha€” even if only once!

Title:In the Mind's Eye
Author:Elizabeth Caroline Dodd
Publisher:U of Nebraska Press - 2008-01-01


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