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Title Topodynamics of arrival : essays on self and pilgrimage / edited by Gert Hofmann and Snježana Zorić
Published Amsterdam : Editions Rodopi, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (235 pages)
Series Spatial Practices: An Interdisciplinary Series in Cultural History, Geography and Literature ; v. 14
Spatial practices ; 14
Contents Introduction: Topo-dynamic of place and body / Gert Hofmann and Snježana Zorić -- The stupa of Borobudur, a place of inner pilgrimage / Snježana Zorić -- Coming to oneself: structures of arrival in songs sung by flagellant pilgrims in Strassburg in 1349 / Michael Shields -- St Clement of Rome: the Romanic-Slavic symbiosis of the cult and its tradition in the Croatian lands / Antonija Zaradija Kiš -- The literature of pilgrimage and the search for community: Cees Nooteboom's roads to Santiago and the imagining of national and pan-European identities / John Outhwaite -- Catholic approaches to Jerusalem: fragmentation and continuity of identities: Evelyn Waugh's Helena and Muriel Spark's The Mandelbaum gate / Martin Potter -- Colonus Heterotopos: theatre as tragic inversion of ritual order / Gert Hofmann -- Reading the other: Bakhtin and the topography of arrival in literature / David Buchanan -- From exile to escape: frame narratives of the Decameron and the Heptameron / Irina Dzero -- Pilgrimage, transformation and poetical anthropology: Hubert Fichte's journeys into the Afro-American religions in Brazil / Andreas Stuhlmann -- Magic of the city: travel narratives of the Project "Año 0" / Ketevan Kupatadze -- Topographies real and imagined in Sarah Orne Jewett's A white heron / Adrienne Bernhard
Summary Travelling is the art of motion, motion results in moments of human encountering, and such moments manifest themselves in unsettling linguistic repercussions and crises of meaning. Places of arrival also function as inscriptions of such meaningful repercussions, inscriptions of the past crossing the present, of the other crossing the self. The contributions in this book explore places, rituals, texts and scriptures as religious or secular inscriptions??topographies?? of such?arrivals.?Each arrival happens, and its very place manifests itself only as a momentous component of the process it
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Subject Geography in literature.
Pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature.
Travel in literature.
Form Electronic book
Author Hofmann, Gert, 1958-
Zorić, Snježana.
ISBN 9401208131 (electronic bk.)
9789401208130 (electronic bk.)