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EN700x:LiteraryGeography:PlaceandSpaceinContemporaryWriting Thespatialturninthehumanitiesaddressestheoveremphasisontemporalityby clarifyingtherelevanceofgeographyandlocationtoculturalstudies.Underthis influence,thesetwostreamsbringtogetherideasinculturalgeographyandliterary studiestoconsidertheinterfaceoflandscapeandformalexperimentation,andthe ideologicalorecologicalimperativesofwriterstoday. Strandone:weeks16:TopographiesofthePostNaturalandPostIndustrial TomBristow Thisstrandwillfocusonmovementthroughlandscapes,snapshotsofmarginal places,theimaginativelifeofunnamedplaces,andpocketsbetweenurbanand naturalenvironments.Theaimisnotonlytocorrelateliterarysettingsandmaterial environmentsbutalsotoaddressspaceandgeographyasquestionswitha profoundimpactuponhowliteraryandculturaltextsareformallyassembled.

ed.We willvisitnewmodesofnaturalhistorywriting,representationsofurbanlandscapes, filmpoemsandphotoessaystoincorporatethewiderinsightsofculturalgeography intoanalysesofnarrativeperspective,languageandregister. 1.RichardMabey,TheUnofficialCountryside,Dorset:LittleToller,[1973]2010. [IntroductionbyIainSinclair,SpringandAutumn;pp716,2681,137160.] JohnBurnside,TheAsylumDance,London:JonathanCape,2000.[Ports, Settlements,Fields,Roads;pp19,2330,3544,7384.] 2.PaulFarleyandMichaelSymmonsRoberts,Edgelands:JourneysintoEnglands TrueWilderness,London:JonathanCape,2011.[incl.Edgelandsbetweentheurban andnaturalhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrJsBq98dls] 3.Manhatta,dir.SheelerandStrand(1921,10min);RoseStreet,dir.Tait(1956, 15min);EnglandRevisited,dir.English(2010,45min);London,dir.Keiller(1994, 82min).DoreenMassey,'ImaginationandtheCity',apaneldiscussionwithWillSelf andRichardSennett,onBBCRadio4'sThinkingAllowedseries,27August2008 (60min). 4.IainSinclair,LightsoutfortheTerritory:9ExcursionsintheSecretHistoryof London,London:Granta,1997. 5.StevenGill,ArchaeologyinReverse,London:Nobody/ArchiveofModernConflict, 2007.IainSinclair,TheOlympicsScam,LondonReviewofBooks30.12(June, 2008):1723. Patience(AfterSebald):AWalkThroughtheRingsofSaturn,dir.Gee(2012,90min). [incl.DarknessontheedgeofAnglia <http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2011/jan/25/wgsebaldsuffolkwalk>]

6.Selectionsfrom:TowardsReEnchantment:PlaceandItsMeanings,Eds.Evansand Robson,Artevents,(2010);Granta102.NewNatureWriting(2008);Granta90. CountryLife:DispatchesFromWhatsLeftOfIt(2005). SelectedSecondaryReading LawrenceBuell,TheFutureofEnvironmentalCriticism,London:Blackwell,2005. [Chapterthree,Space,PlaceandImaginationfromLocaltoGlobal;pp6296.] *MicheldeCerteau,ThePracticeofEverydayLife,LosAngeles:UofCaliforniaP, 1984.[PartThree:SpatialPractices:WalkingintheCity;RailwayNavigationand Incarceration;SpatialStories;pp91130.] TimothyClark,TheCambridgeIntroductiontoLiteratureandtheEnvironment, Cambridge:CambridgeUP,2011.[Chapterone,Introduction;pp122.] MichelFoucault,Space,KnowledgeandPowerinPaulRabinow,ed.TheFoucault Reader,London:Vintage,2010.[pp239256.] DavidHarvey,TheConditionofPostmodernity,London:Blackwell,1989.[Chapter fifteen,TheTimeandSpaceoftheEnlightenmentProject;pp240259.] AshtonNichols,BeyondRomanticEcocriticism:TowardUrbanaturalRoosting,New York:PalgraveMacmillan,2011.[Prologue;xvixxiii] *SimonSellers,PostcardsfromtheEdgelands(forMarionShoard) <http://www.simonsellars.com/postcardsfromtheedgelands>originally publishedinInfrastructureasArchitecture:DesigningCompositeNetworks,Katrina Stoll&ScottLloyd,eds.,Berlin:Jovis,2010. MarionShoard,EdgelandsinJenniferJenkins,ed.RemakingtheLandscape,London: ProfileBooks,2002.[pp118142] AndrewThacker,TheIdeaofaCriticalLiteraryGeographynewformations57 (2006):5673. YifuTuan,PlaceAndSpace:ThePerspectiveofExperience,Minneapolis:Uof MinnesotaP,1977.[Chapterone,Introduction;Chaptertwo,Experiential Perspective;Chapterten,IntimateExperiencesofPlaces;pp118,136148.] *=preparationforfieldtrip(week3).

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