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Within the papers accumulated during this, the 1st quantity of the Spatial Practices sequence, Englishness is mirrored within the areas it occupies or dwells in. greatly motivated through a renewed and transforming into curiosity in questions of cultural identification, its emergence in Victorian theories and fictions of nationality, and the hot cultural geography, the papers disguise a wealthy number of areas and locations which were appropriated for cultural meanings: the agricultural nation-state and farmland of the house Counties within the early 19th century as Arcadian idyll in Cobbett, because the land to die for in struggle propaganda, and as nostalgia for a unified, natural English tradition in Lawrence, Morton and Priestley’s go back and forth writing, but additionally within the Shell vacationer courses to motoring in rural England; English moorland; the sacred geographies of monuments in Hardy and others; the normal beach deconstructed in Martin Parr’s images, and the ocean as English Victorian imperial territory and its symbolic breezes in Froude’s trip writing. The English panorama is usually a paradigm for the outline of different areas in D. H. Lawrence’s shuttle writing or for the colonial territory itself in Rushdie’s writing India, a displacement of different landscapes. This choice of papers examines the idea that buildings of rural England give you the foundation for an realizing of Englishness. Contents: The Spatial Practices sequence Notes on participants Robert BURDEN: creation: Englishness and Spatial Practices idea Chris THURGAR-DAWSON: Negotiating Englishness: Choropoetics, Reciprocal Spatial Realities and Holistic Spatial Semantics in William Renton’s ‘The Fork of the line’ (1876) Christoph SCHUBERT: The Vertical Axis in panorama Description: embellishments of the picture Schemas UP and DOWN nineteenth Century and ahead of Ralph PORDZIK: England’s family Others: The vacationer development of Agriculture and panorama in William Cobbett’s Rural Rides (1830) Patrick PARRINDER: personality, id, and Nationality within the English Novel Bernhard KLEIN: “The common domestic of Englishmen”: Froude’s Oceana and the Writing of the ocean Silvia MERGENTHAL: “The structure of the Devil”: Stonehenge, Englishness, English Fiction twentieth Century Robert BURDEN: domestic recommendations from overseas: Cultural distinction and the Critique of Modernity in D. H. Lawrence’s Twilight in Italy (1916) and different shuttle Writing Ben KNIGHTS: looking for England: Travelogue and state among the Wars Stephan KOHL: Rural England: An Invention of the Motor Industries? Christine BERBERICH: This eco-friendly and delightful Land: Cultural structures of Englishness modern Merle TÖNNIES: Foregrounding Boundary Zones: Martin Parr’s Photographic (De-) structures of Englishness Ruth HELYER: “England as a natural, white Palladian mansion set upon a hill above a silver winding river”: Fiction’s substitute Histories

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Landscape and Englishness (Spatial Practices 1) (Spatial Practices: An Interdisciplinary Series Cultural Hist)

Within the papers gathered during this, the 1st quantity of the Spatial Practices sequence, Englishness is mirrored within the areas it occupies or dwells in. greatly motivated via a renewed and becoming curiosity in questions of cultural identification, its emergence in Victorian theories and fictions of nationality, and the recent cultural geography, the papers disguise a wealthy number of areas and areas which were appropriated for cultural meanings: the agricultural nation-state and farmland of the house Counties within the early 19th century as Arcadian idyll in Cobbett, because the land to die for in battle propaganda, and as nostalgia for a unified, natural English tradition in Lawrence, Morton and Priestley’s trip writing, but additionally within the Shell vacationer publications to motoring in rural England; English moorland; the sacred geographies of monuments in Hardy and others; the normal beach deconstructed in Martin Parr’s images, and the ocean as English Victorian imperial territory and its symbolic breezes in Froude’s commute writing.

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Warrington: Silverbrook. Fitter, Chris. 1995. Poetry, Space, Landscape: Toward a New Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. Giddens, Anthony. 1984. The Constitution of Society: Outline of the Theory of Structuration. Cambridge: Polity. Hey, David. 2000. ‘Moorlands’ in Thirsk (2000): 188-209. Janelle, Douglas G. 1969. ‘Spatial Reorganization: A Model and Concept’ in Annals of the Association of American Geographers 59: 348-364. Johnston, Ronald John. 1991. Geography and Geographers. London: Arnold. Kant, Immanuel.

20 21 As Lakoff/Johnson point out, “[d]rooping posture typically goes along with sadness and depression, erect posture with a positive emotional state” (1980: 15). g. g. g. high-born) (2003: 137). Tyler/Evans add that “[w]e experience positions described by down as being negative precisely because they correlate with limited access, or visiblity, or loss of control or vulnerability” (2003: 142). In other words, “[u]pwards and frontwards are positive, whereas downwards and backwards are negative, in an egocentric perceptual and interactional space based on the notions of visibility and confrontation” (Lyons 1977: 691).

Warrington: Silverbrook. Fitter, Chris. 1995. Poetry, Space, Landscape: Toward a New Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. Giddens, Anthony. 1984. The Constitution of Society: Outline of the Theory of Structuration. Cambridge: Polity. Hey, David. 2000. ‘Moorlands’ in Thirsk (2000): 188-209. Janelle, Douglas G. 1969. ‘Spatial Reorganization: A Model and Concept’ in Annals of the Association of American Geographers 59: 348-364. Johnston, Ronald John. 1991. Geography and Geographers. London: Arnold. Kant, Immanuel.

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