, Methodus Apodemica (Basileae, 1577), Hilarius Pyrckmair, Commentariolus de Arte Apodemica seu Vera Peregrinandi Ratione (Ingolstadi, 1577), Hugo de Bloote, Tabula Peregrinationis continens Capita Politica (Norimbergae, 1629), ce dernier contenant 116 questions numerotees sur les institutions politiques et religieuses, sur la aspects sociaux, demographiques, ethniques, economiques des villes traversees par les voyageurs.
Floodwaters threatened to push further into the Semper Opera and the Zwinger
art gallery, both already hit by a first wave early this week.
Floodwater damaged landmarks including the Semper Opera and Zwinger
Gallery, where volunteers carried masterworks by artists such as Raphael and Rembrandt to higher floors for protection.
Authors taking part in the event are Scott Russell Sanders, William Kittredge, Ann Zwinger
, Annick Smith and John Daniel.
, a nature writer whose works include Shaped by Wind and Water: Reflections of a Naturalist
Robyn Wiegman and Lynda Zwinger
, in "Tonya's Bad Boot, or, Co Figure," dub the sport, more cynically, "a beauty pageant on ice, a conflation of the talent and bathing suit competitions." The costumes, the choreography and the music do make it seem much more like theatre than an athletic competition--closer to ballet than ice hockey.
From the other side of the Elbe, the great curve of the river bank is punctuated by a series of grand events: the Palace, the Zwinger
and Gottfried Semper's Opera House.
In 1577, the Swiss doctor Theodore Zwinger
publishes a "Method" (Methodus apodemica) for the travel narrative, inspired by the precepts of persuasive rhetoric, and placing stress on the definition of finalities and the description of means.(3) However, not everything can be covered by such a model: reality has its slack zones, not easily integrated; truth is less a natural given than the product of discursive rules, in some measure uncertain and subject to the irregularities of history.
Only one other set of this size and exact decoration is known, in the Zwinger
Nature writer Ann Zwinger
takes an intimate look at the Grand Canyon and considers the small, often overlooked creatures that make their home along the banks of the Colorado River.