Landscape and memory
A.A. Knopf, 1995 - 652 pagina's
One of Time Magazine's Best Books of the Year
In Landscape and Memory Schama ranges over continents and centuries to reveal the psychic claims that human beings have made on nature. He tells of the Nazi cult of the primeval German forest; the play of Christian and pagan myth in Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers; and the duel between a monumental sculptor and a feminist gadfly on the slopes of Mount Rushmore. The result is a triumphant work of history, naturalism, mythology, and art.
"A work of great ambition and enormous intellectual scope...consistently provocative and revealing."--New York Times
"Extraordinary...a summary cannot convey the riches of this book. It will absorb, instruct, and fascinate."--New York Review of Books
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Simon Schama. 35- John Robert Cozens, Cavern in the Campagna, 1786. 36.
John Robert Cozens, Entrance to the Grande Chartreuse. 37- J- M. W. Turner,
Snowstorm: Hannibal and His Army.
47 It was this super-optical, transcendental self- absorption that John Robert
Cozens somehow managed to convey in his monochromatic drawings and
watercolors. Impossible to reproduce adequately on the printed page, they are
For a discussion of the circumstances surrounding the lost Hannibal and an
excellent critical monograph on the Cozenses, see Kim Sloan, Alexander and
John Robert Cozens: The Poetry of Landscape (New Haven and London, 1986),
1 10-1 ...
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LANDSCAPE AND MEMORYGebruikersrecensie - Kirkus
With this fascinating, encyclopedic survey of cultural landscapes, Schama (Dead Certainties, 1991, etc.) demonstrates once again just why he holds a charmed place in the literature of historical ... Volledige review lezen
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I find this a hard book to finish. It is one of those books it seems difficult to get into although the material is interesting and the thought good. Volledige review lezen
Prologue The Detour
CHAPTER ONE In the Realm of the Lithuanian Bison
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