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Visual and Linguistic Representations of Places of Origin : An Interdisciplinary Analysis

Author: Maria Pia Pozzato
Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018.
Series: Perspectives in pragmatics, philosophy & psychology, 16.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is about the representations - both visual and linguistic - which people give of their own places of origin. It examines the drawings of interviewees who were asked to draw their own place of origin on a white A3 sheet, using pencil or colour, according to their choice. If they were born in a place they did not remember because they moved in when they were very small, they could draw the place they did  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Pia Pozzato
ISBN: 9783319688589 3319688588
OCLC Number: 1021197305
Description: 1 online resource (X, 302 p. 155 illus.) online resource.
Contents: Introduction; Maria Pia Pozzato --
Part I : Maps, Place of Origin, Identity: Underlying Cultural Models --
Inter Media Editing in the Representations of Places of Origin; Enzo D’Armenio.- The Representation of the Places of Origin: a Geographical Perspective; Emanuele Frixa.- Navigating Maps of Memories; Federico Montanari --
Part II : A Case-Study --
Self-mapping and Construction of the Identity: the Case-study of Two Twin Girls between Past, Present and Future; Paola Donatiello --
Part III: Dataset Analysis --
Geographical Imagination and Memory: maps, places, itineraries; Alessandra Bonazzi --
Maps of Early Childhood Places or Self Maps? A Graphic and Conversational Analysis; Giulia Mazzeo --
Into the Map: the Re-enactment of Experience in Sign Languages’ Representation of Places of Origin; Margherita Murgiano --
The Role of Perception in the Representation of Places of Origin. Some Remarks on Movement; Giulia Nardelli --
Genres of maps of places of origin. A Semiotic Survey; Maria Pia Pozzato. .
Series Title: Perspectives in pragmatics, philosophy & psychology, 16.
Responsibility: by Maria Pia Pozzato.

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This book is about the representations - both visual and linguistic - which people give of their own places of origin. If they were born in a place they did not remember because they moved in when  Read more...

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