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|Material Type:||Conference publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michel Conan; Dumbarton Oaks.; Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
|Notes:||Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture, XXX, held at The Huntington Library, May 19-20, 2006 and co-organized by Dumbarton Oaks and the Huntington Library.
"A symposium cosponsored by The Huntington and Dumbarton Oaks."
|Description:||259 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.|
|Contents:||Methods and perspectives for the study of gardens and their reception / Michael Conan --
Performative roles. The traces of the traces: reflections of the garden in the Persian mystical imagination / Maria Eva Subtelny ; Body and imagination in urban gardens of Song and Yuan / Stephen West ; Sons' memorial gardens and the Israeli cultural imagination / Tal Alon Mozes --
Cultural constructions. Gardens - real and imagined - in the social ecology of early modern Ottoman culture / Walter Andrews ; Landscapes of rain and the imagination in the antiquarian gardens of Renaissance Rome / Kathleen Christian ; Perception and representations of famous sites in Japanese culture: the significance of Meisho in landscape and garden imagination / Sylvie Brosseau --
Dialectics of fiction and life. The country estate and Russian literary imagination (1761-1917) / Ekaterina Dmitrieva ; Mirrors and windows: fictional imagination in later Chinese garden culture / Richard Strassberg --
Individual processes. "Mt. Sumeru in a mustard seed": imagery and polemics in Wang Shizhen's garden essays / Yinong Xu ; Dramatizing garden imagination in Baroque Spain / Maryrica Ortiz Lottman.
|Responsibility:||edited by Michel Conan.|