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Record #177163:

Terra Antarctica: a history of cognition and landscape / William Fox.

Title: Terra Antarctica: a history of cognition and landscape / William Fox.
Author(s): Fox, William.
Date: 2005.
Abstract: Traces evolution of perception of Antarctic from unknown space to comprehensible place through evolution of its portrayal in visual art. Early pragmatic approach with close ties to cartographic needs was later superseded by increasingly symbolic depictions of environment. Discusses aesthetic shift as both symptom of and part of process for transformation of terra incognita into terra Antarctica.
Notes:

Offprint: Archives of Natural History. Vol. 32(2) :192-206.

In special issue A century of Discovery : Antarctic exploration and the Southern Ocean.

Keywords: 91(091) -- Exploration, history.
7 -- Arts, sport and architecture.
74 -- Drawing and minor arts.
744.424 -- Sketching.
75 -- Painting.
73 -- Sculpture and plastic arts.
77 -- Photography and cinematography.
113/119 -- Attitudes to nature.
528.93 -- Cartography, topographical.
R -- Arts.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*7) : 5(091)
SPRI record no.: 177163

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