Fixing Landscape: A Techno-Poetic History of China's Three Gorges

Fixing Landscape: A Techno-Poetic History of China's Three Gorges✈ [PDF / Epub] ✅ Fixing Landscape: A Techno-Poetic History of China's Three Gorges By Corey Byrnes ✸ – Heartforum.co.uk In , workers broke ground on China s Three Gorges Dam By its completion in , the dam had transformed the ecology of the Yangzi River, displaced over a million people, and forever altered a landscape i In , workers broke A Techno-Poetic PDF ↠ ground on China s Three Gorges Dam By its Fixing Landscape: PDF/EPUB ² completion in , the dam had transformed the ecology of the Yangzi River, displaced Landscape: A Techno-Poetic PDF/EPUB ¿ over a million people, and forever altered a landscape immortalized in centuries of literature and art The controversial history of the dam is well known what this book uncovers are its unexpected connections to the cultural traditions it seems to sever By reconsidering the dam in relation to the aesthetic history of the Three Gorges region over than two millennia, Fixing Landscape offers radically new ways of thinking about cultural and spatial production in contemporary ChinaCorey Byrnes argues that this monumental feat of engineering can only be understood by confronting its status as a techno poetic act, a form of landscaping indebted to both the technical knowledge of engineers and to the poetic legacies of the Gorges as cultural site Synthesizing methods drawn from premodern, modern, and contemporary Chinese studies, as well as from critical geography, art history, and the environmental humanities, Byrnes offers innovative readings of eighth century poetry, paintings from the twelfth through twenty first centuries, contemporary film, nineteenth century British travelogues, and Chinese and Western maps, among other sources Fixing Landscape shows that premodern poetry and visual art have something urgent to tell us about a contemporary experiment in spatial production Poems and paintings may not build dams, but Byrnes argues that the Three Gorges Dam would not exist as we know it without them.

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    Fixing Landscape: A Techno-Poetic History of China's Three and art The controversial history of the dam is well known what this book uncovers are its unexpected connections to the cultural traditions it seems to sever By reconsidering the dam in relation to the aesthetic history of the Three Gorges region over than two millennia, Fixing Landscape offers radically new ways of thinking about cultural and spatial production in contemporary ChinaCorey Byrnes argues that this monumental feat of engineering can only be understood by confronting its status as a techno poetic act, a form of landscaping indebted to both the technical knowledge of engineers and to the poetic legacies of the Gorges as cultural site Synthesizing methods drawn from premodern, modern, and contemporary Chinese studies, as well as from critical geography, art history, and the environmental humanities, Byrnes offers innovative readings of eighth century poetry, paintings from the twelfth through twenty first centuries, contemporary film, nineteenth century British travelogues, and Chinese and Western maps, among other sources Fixing Landscape shows that premodern poetry and visual art have something urgent to tell us about a contemporary experiment in spatial production Poems and paintings may not build dams, but Byrnes argues that the Three Gorges Dam would not exist as we know it without them."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 344 pages
  • Fixing Landscape: A Techno-Poetic History of China's Three Gorges
  • Corey Byrnes
  • 23 March 2018
  • 0231188064

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