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The language of landscape

Author: Anne Whiston Spirn
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2000.
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This study suggests that the language of landscape exists with its own syntax, grammar, and metaphors, and that we imperil ourselves by failing to learn and speak this language. Spirn examines urban,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Whiston Spirn
ISBN: 0300082940 9780300082944
OCLC Number: 1042849048
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Anne Whiston Spirn.


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"Landscape speaks to us. But how? Anne Spirn's superb and unique achievement is to spell out the 'how' so that we can better understand landscape's variant dialects its distinctive personalities and Read more...

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