same image. 14 Esther Trépanier, current director of the Musée national
des beaux-arts du Québec, has termed landscape representation in
Quebec 'un genre aux multiples enjeux' (a genre of multiple issues). 15
Indeed, the landscape (be it rendered by visual or verbal imagery) not
only reflects its social and aesthetic context, it also raises - in the triple
sense of bringing forth, carrying along, and elevating - numerous is-
sues, including the fundamental question of identity, at the core of the
investigation we are about to undertake.