Universidade de Lisboa Repositório da Universidade de Lisboa

Repositório da Universidade de Lisboa >
Faculdade de Letras (FL) >
Centro de Estudos Anglísticos da Universidade de Lisboa / University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (CEAUL/ULICES) >
CEAUL/ULICES - Anglo-Saxónica >
CEAUL/ULICES - AS - Série III - nº 2 - 2011 >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10451/6472

Título: “The map is not the landscape”: Canadian and other landscapes in Jane Urquhart’s novel A Map of Glass (2005)
Autor: Boucherie, Marijke
Palavras-chave: Memory
Landscape
Map
Art
History/Canada
Issue Date: 2011
Editora: Centro de Estudos Anglísticos da Universidade de Lisboa
Citação: Revista Anglo Saxonica, Série III, Nº2. Lisboa: 2011. Pp. 99-116
Resumo: The title of Jane Urquhart’s novel of 2005, A Map of Glass, is borrowed in an acknowledged gesture to the landscape artist Robert Smithson, in particular his installation A Map of Broken Glass. The novel is also broken up and structured as a series of narratives set in different times and spaces but all evoking multiple landscapes of loss: loss of civilizations, loss of generations of settlers, loss of memory, loss of love, loss of trees and natural resources, loss of language, loss of the integrity of the body, loss of place. At the same time that the remnants of loss are mapped out, however, new landscapes emerge and are des-covered in the telling and reading of narrative itself which thus presents itself as the privileged landscape of memory that guarantees the maintenance of inner space, the space of the imagination.
Arbitragem científica: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10451/6472
ISSN: 0873-0628
Versão do Editor: http://www.ulices.org/anglo-saxonica/anglo-saxonica.html
Appears in Collections:CEAUL/ULICES - AS - Série III - nº 2 - 2011

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
0873-0628_2011-002-000_00099-00116.pdf886,59 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Statistics
FacebookTwitterDeliciousLinkedInDiggGoogle BookmarksMySpaceOrkut
Formato BibTex mendeley Endnote Logotipo do DeGóis 

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

 

  © Universidade de Lisboa / SIBUL
Alameda da Universidade | Cidade Universitária | 1649-004 Lisboa | Portugal
Tel. +351 217967624 | Fax +351 217933624 | repositorio@reitoria.ul.pt - Feedback - Statistics
DeGóis
  Estamos no RCAAP Governo Português separator Ministério da Educação e Ciência   Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Financiado por:

POS_C UE