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Landscapes of the mind : worlds of sense and metaphor

Author: J Douglas Porteous
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [1990]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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<P>A landscape is a visual perception, the way in which we experience our environment through our eyes. In this provocative book Douglas Porteous ventures far beyond the visual into the myriad other sensory and existential perceptions -- otherscapes -- through which we encounter the worlds around and within us.</P>
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Porteous, J. Douglas (John Douglas), 1943-
Landscapes of the mind.
Toronto ; Boston : University of Toronto Press, ©1990
(DLC) 92247682
(OCoLC)28294917
Named Person: Malcolm Lowry; Graham Greene; Graham Greene; Malcolm Lowry; Graham Greene; Malcolm Lowry
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Douglas Porteous
ISBN: 9781487579548 1487579543
OCLC Number: 1096185097
Notes: Reprinted in 2018.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Acknowledgments; Preface; 1 Landscapes; I SENSUOUS WORLDS; 2 Smellscape; 3 Soundscape; II LANDSCAPES OF METAPHOR; 4 Bodyscape; 5 Inscape; 6 Homescape; 7 Escape; 8 Childscape; 9 Deathscape; 10 Otherscapes; References; Index
Responsibility: J. Douglas Porteous.

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<P>A landscape is a visual perception, the way in which we experience our environment through our eyes. In this provocative book Douglas Porteous ventures far beyond the visual into the myriad other sensory and existential perceptions -- otherscapes -- through which we encounter the worlds around and within us.</P>

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