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Towards a new multi-dimensional ecopoetics of place: a personal journey towards a multilingual English view of Spanish place

Gifford, T (2016) 'Towards a new multi-dimensional ecopoetics of place: a personal journey towards a multilingual English view of Spanish place.' In: Goodbody, A.H and Flys Junquera, C, eds. Sense of place: transatlantic perspectives. Biblioteca Benjamin Franklin-UAH, Alcalá de Henares, Spain, pp. 215-228. ISBN 9788416599790

Abstract

In an age of mobility, and multilocal belonging, sense of place and its adaptations are relevant to environmental issues. The book brings together essays from scholars in Spain and the United States on the literary and artistic depiction of places and our relationship with them in a changing world. They ask, on the one hand, what literature, art, films and museums tell us about shifting forms of place attachment and belonging, and alienation from place, and, on the other, what roles the arts play in challenging common assumptions, opening up new perspectives, and contributing to the goals of an environmentally inflected place-based education.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
D History General and Old World > DP Spain
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GT Manners and customs
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2017 13:00
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2017 13:00
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