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Catrin Gersdorf - The poetics and politics of the desert : landscape and the construction of America

Graulund, Rune (2012) Catrin Gersdorf - The poetics and politics of the desert : landscape and the construction of America. [Review]

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Abstract

Rune Graulund reviews The poetics and politics of the desert: landscape and the construction of America by Catrin Gersdorf Catrin Gersdorf's study explores the ways in which the desert, as topographical space and cultural presence, shaped and reshaped concepts and images of America. Once a territory outside the geopolitical and cultural borders of the United States, the deserts of the West and Southwest have since emerged as canonical American landscapes.

Item type: Review
ID code: 38598
Keywords: travel writing, landscape, deserts, language, literature, catrin gersdorf, poetics, politics, america, English, Literature and Literary Theory
Subjects: Language and Literature > English
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Humanities > English
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Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2012 14:36
Last modified: 05 Sep 2014 15:33
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/38598

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