(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1996)

Document title

Is it Roslyn or is it Cicely? Representation and the ambiguity of place

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HANNA S.P. (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Geography, University of Kentucky, Lexington, ETATS-UNIS


The paper addresses the relationships between representation and place as social processes by examining the blurring of Cicely, the Alaskan town in the television show Northern Exposure, and Roslyn, the town in Washington State where outdoors scenes of Northern Exposure are shot. The production of place-images by the entertainment industry has material repercussions for the residents of places. The relationship between R. and C. helps advance an epistemology of place


Article of periodic

published at : Urban geography / ISSN 0272-3638

Editor : Winston, Silver Spring, MD - ETATS-UNIS (1980)

Millesime : 1996, vol. 17, no7 [pp. 633-649]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.




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