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The Blitman Anthology: Quotes, Poems, And Essays For The 21st-Century College Student, Andrew Blitman Dec 2013

The Blitman Anthology: Quotes, Poems, And Essays For The 21st-Century College Student, Andrew Blitman

Andrew Blitman

A paperback compilation of poems, essays, articles, and other writings by Andrew Blitman, this book is geared toward high school and college students. "The Blitman Anthology" is designed to be quick and hard-hitting; its lessons originated from the author's personal college experiences. A must-read for Millennials.


Plants, People And Place : Cultural Botany And The Southwest Australian Flora., John Ryan Aug 2013

Plants, People And Place : Cultural Botany And The Southwest Australian Flora., John Ryan

John Ryan

The Southwest corner of Western Australia has a distinctive culture of flora. In particular, the region is an internationally lauded destination for wildflower tourism. Aesthetic values inform the Southwest’s contemporary culture of flora and its products: photographs of flowers, botanical illustrations, taxonomic schemata and visually based landscape writings. In dynamic combination with sight, however, multi-sensoriality enhances cultures of flora through sensation. Hence, this thesis argues that it is vital to consider how bodily experiences deepen the appreciation of floristic appearances. Through readings of cultural, literary and historical sources, I propose floraesthesis as an embodied aesthetics of plants. The ancient ...