Gender And Landscape / Edition 1

Gender And Landscape / Edition 1

by Josephine Carubia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415339499

ISBN-13: 9780415339490

Pub. Date: 06/09/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Gender and Landscape is a feminist inquiry into a long-ignored area of study: the landscape. Although there has been an exhaustive investigation into issues of gender as they intersect with space and place, very little has been written about the gendering of the landscape. This volume provides a bridge between feminist discussions of space and place as

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Gender and Landscape is a feminist inquiry into a long-ignored area of study: the landscape. Although there has been an exhaustive investigation into issues of gender as they intersect with space and place, very little has been written about the gendering of the landscape. This volume provides a bridge between feminist discussions of space and place as something 'lived' and landscape interpretations as something 'viewed'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415339490
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/09/2005
Series:
Routledge International Studies of Women and Place Series
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : gender and landscape : renegotiating morality and space1
1Home alone? : masculinity, discipline and erasure in mid-nineteenth-century Ceylon19
2The labourer's welcome : border crossings in the English country garden34
3Transplantation of the picturesque : Emma Hamilton, English landscape, and redeeming the picturesque55
4At home aboard : the American railroad and the changing ideal of public domesticity77
5"The salt water washes away all impropriety" : mass culture and the middle-class body on the beach in turn-of-the-century Atlantic City94
6How to travel with a male109
7A wilderness for men : the Adirondacks in the photographs of Seneca Ray Stoddard124
8Mapping the Amazon's salon : symbolic landscapes and topographies of identity in Natalie Clifford Barney's literary salon145
9Pincushions, dormitory kitchens, and seed gardens : gender identity and spiritual place at the West Union Shaker village162
10Cleaning house : or one nation, indivisible182
11"Virgin land," the settler-invader subject, and cultural nationalism : gendered landscape in the cultural construction of Canadian national identity203
12The manly map : the English construction of gender in early modern cartography223
13The importance of being provincial : nineteenth-century Russian women writers and the country240
14"My garden, my sister, my bride" : the garden of "The song of songs"254
15Gendering ghetto and gallery in the graffiti art movement, 1977-1986269

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