literary geography and mapping

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Fordoński, K. “Mapping Europe in Verse. Poetic Cartography of Seamus Heaney.” Kwartalnik Neofilologiczny, LIV (3), 280-287., 2007.

Franks, P.J. “Literary Cartography in the Americas, 1985-2002: Mapping Regionalisms in Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian, Or the Evening Redness in the West and Leslie Marmon Silko’s‘ Five Hundred Year Map.’” MA, University of Northern Colorado, 2002.

Gil, I.C. “A Question of Scale? Lazlo Almasy’s Desert Mapping and Its Postcolonial Rewriting.” Journal of Romance Studies 11, no. 1 (2011): 61–75.

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Haft, A. J. “Introduction to Maps and Mapping in Kenneth Slessor’s Poetic Sequence The Atlas.” Cartographic Perspectives, no. 70 (2011): 5–43.

Hampson, R. “‘ A Passion for Maps’: Conrad, Africa, Australia, and South-East Asia.” The Conradian 28, no. 1 (2003): 34–56.

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Ljungberg, C. “Constructing New‘ Realities’: The Performative Function of Maps in Contemporary Fiction.” In Representing Realities: Essays on American Literature, Art and Culture (Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature, 16), 159–76. Gunter Narr Verlag Tubingen, 2003.

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Maher, S.N. Deep Map Country: Literary Cartography of the Great Plains. U of Nebraska Press, 2014.

Marr, M. J. “Mapping the Space of Self: Cartography and the Narrative Act in Esther Tusquets’s ‘El Mismo Mar de Todos Los Veranos.’” Anales de La Literatura Española Contemporánea 29, no. 1 (January 1, 2004): 217–33.

Martin, M. “Bi’äñki’s Ghost Dance Map: Thanatoptic Cartography and the Native American Spirit World.” Imago Mundi 65, no. 1 (2013): 106–14.

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Pearson, B. C. “Literature, Mapping, and the Politics of Space in Early Modern Britain.” Cartographic Perspectives, no. 56 (2013): 56–57.

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Perenič, U. “An Overview of Literary Mapping Projects on Cities: Literary Spaces, Literary Maps and Sociological (re) Conceptualisations of Space.” Neohelicon, 2013, 1–13.

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Piatti, B., A-K Reuschel, and L. Hurni. “A Literary Atlas of Europe — Analysing the Geography of Fiction with an Interactive Mapping and Visualisation System.” In Proceedings of the 25th International Cartographic Conference. Paris, 3–8 July 2011, 2011.

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  1. The edited collection “Piani sul mondo” (“Plans on the World”), reviewed by Tania Rossetto | Art & Cartography Says:

    […] to the extensive academic literature published recently on literary geography and mapping ( A taxonomy of the multiple relationships between maps and literature has also been developed by […]

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