The promise and practice of spontaneous prose

Honeybun-Arnolda, Elliot (2019) The promise and practice of spontaneous prose. cultural geographies, 26 (3). pp. 395-400. ISSN 1474-4740

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Abstract

Spontaneous prose can and should be used by non-representational geographers to creatively aid, inform and craft ethnographical analyses. Here, I propose that cultural and social geographers utilise this method, deployed from a genre of literature that characterised and defined the 1950s ‘Beat Generation’ of the United States, to aid in non-representational ethnographic note-taking by discussing the possible synergies between spontaneous prose and non-representational methodology, using an example from ethnographical research in the Norsk Oljemuseum, Stavanger, Norway.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ethnography,kerouac,methodology,non-representational,practices,spontaneous prose
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2018 15:30
Last Modified: 19 May 2020 00:05
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/68919
DOI: 10.1177/1474474018811664

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