Melancholy and the Landscape: Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape

Melancholy and the Landscape: Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape

by Jacky Bowring

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138588769
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/21/2018
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jacky Bowring is Professor of Landscape Architecture at Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand. She is the author of A Field Guide to Melancholy.

Table of Contents

Vignette 1: Palladio Plans (John Hejduk), Part I: The Place of Melancholy, 1. Placing Melancholy in Landscape Architecture, 2. Defining Melancholy, 3. The Beautiful, the Sublime, the Picturesque … and the Melancholy, 4. Aesthetics, 5. Emotion, 6. Ethics, 7. Empathy, Vignette 2: Objects and Apparitions – for Joseph Cornell (Octavio Paz), Part II: The Places of Melancholy, 8. The Places of Melancholy, 9. The Void, 10. The Uncanny, 11. Silence, 12. Shadows and Darkness, 13. Aura, 14. Liminality, 15. Fragments, 16. Leavings, 17. Submersion, 18. Weathering and Patina, 19. Ephemerality and Transience, 20. Camouflage, 21. Monochrome, 22. Intimate Immensity, Conclusion – beauty and sadness, the place of melancholy, the ‘pastoral lament’, Vignette 3: Landschaft

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