Lorimer, H. (2014) Homeland. Cultural Geographies, 21(4), pp. 583-604. (doi: 10.1177/1474474014547335)

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A geographical essay, styled as creative non-fiction, in which I present a suite of stories about one family’s history and scientific endeavours, organised according to the geographies of a preserved childhood home and its remembered hinterland. By entwining the lifelines of family members, the essay is intended to illustrate the potentials – and ultimately the perils – of journeying a landscape so intimately, according to memory and emotion, attachment and estrangement. As I discover, the need to settle personal history sits in complex relation with efforts aimed at recovering local memory.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Lorimer, Professor Hayden
Authors: Lorimer, H.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
Journal Name:Cultural Geographies
Publisher:Sage Publications Ltd.
ISSN (Online):1477-0881

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