Researching Place : The Spatial Gaze.
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“Spatial gaze” can refer to our worldview
Worldview: an observers’ or informants’ entire cultural perspective.
In “On Seeing England for the First Time,” for example, Kincaid uses the map of England as her focal point: when contrasted with the England that she saw with her own eyes (as opposed through a colonized spatial gaze), the tension that occurs allows Kincaid’s new perspective to be expressed in sharp relief to her past perspectives.
What is meant by unity in fieldworking?
What is meant by tension in fieldworking?
(Hint: page 205)