The Resource Into the flatland, (electronic resource)

Into the flatland, (electronic resource)

Label
Into the flatland
Title
Into the flatland
Creator
Contributor
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Capturing the rich contrasts of the land and the intimate history of generations in the Mississippi Delta, Into the Flatland, by Kathleen Robbins, is a series of photographs documenting the terrain, people, and culture of her ancestry. The photographer returned to her childhood farm in Bell Chase as an adult in 2001 after completing graduate studies in New Mexico. She and her brother then lived on their family farm for nearly two years, breathing life back into family properties that had been long dormant. In this series, which won the Photo-NOLA prize in 2011, Robbins highlights the diversity of the landscape of the Delta, from expansive, dusty cotton fields to green, vibrant swamps. Her photographs capture the people and the architecture that are present on the land and also reminiscent of a time long past, before the mechanization of farming and the exodus of her people from their native soil. The presence of Robbins's family in some of her photographs brings an intimacy to her portrait of the Delta and shows the tension between past and present. Including a short story by a National Endowment for the Arts recipient, Cynthia Shearer, Into the Flatland transports the reader into the rich history of Mississippi. At turns both colorful and gray, the photographs capture not only the Delta landscape, but also the stark and rugged images of people and buildings that sink as deeply into the land as the roots of the trees in the woods and swamps. As large masses of birds flock to the vast blue sky, Robbins remains fixed on the ground, her lens trained on the home and the landscape of her past
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Robbins, Kathleen
Dewey number
976.2/4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Delta (Miss. : Region)
  • Delta (Miss. : Region)
  • Delta (Miss. : Region)
  • Delta (Miss. : Region)
  • Landscape photography
  • Landscapes
  • Historic buildings
Target audience
adult
Label
Into the flatland, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12067845
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12067845
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12067845
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12067845
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Into the flatland, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12067845
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12067845
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12067845
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12067845
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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