The unique inner nature of a person or object as shown in a work of art, especially a poem.
- She was clearly one of those solitary temperaments whose earliest companions were things, whose inscapes spoke to her soul.
- Hopkins, committed essentialist, sees repetition as a way of fixing or catching an inscape, the ‘thisness’ of a thing or situation.
- If Billie Holiday tends to root us to one spot, (the place from which her painful joy issues forth into the world), Yannatou carries us on a voyage into different musical dialects with varied textures and inscapes.
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