literary geography: sf/fantasy

Abbott, C. 2012. “Rocky Mountain Refuge: Constructing ‘Colorado’ in Science Fiction.” 2012. Science Fiction Studies 39 (2) (July): 221–242.

Alter, N. 2011. “Creating a Sense of Place in Fantasy Fiction.” Text 15 (1).

Avilez, G. 2011. “Cartographies of Desire: Mapping Queer Space in the Fiction of Samuel Delany and Darieck Scott.” Callaloo 34 (1): 126–142.

Balfe, M. 2004. “Incredible geographies? Orientalism and genre fantasy.” Social & Cultural Geography 5 (1): 75–90.

Carroll, S. 2012. “Imagined Nation.” Extrapolation 53 (3) (January 1): 307–326.

Collie, N. 2011. “Cities of the Imagination: Science Fiction, Urban Space, and Community Engagement in Urban Planning.” Futures 43 (4) (May): 424–431.

Curry, A. 2012. “‘The Pale Trees Shook, Although No Wind Blew, and It Seemed to Tristran That They Shook in Anger’: ‘blind Space’ and Ecofeminism in a Post-colonial Reading of Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess’s Graphic Novel Stardust (1998).” Barnboken – Journal of Children’s Literature Research 33 (2) (May 15).

Ekman, S. 2013. Here Be Dragons: Exploring Fantasy Maps and Settings. Wesleyan University Press.

Elbow, G. S., and T. L. Martinson. 1980. “Science fiction for geographers: Selected works.” Journal of Geography 79 (1): 23-27.

Fayter, P. 1997. “Strange New Worlds of Space and Time: Late Victorian Science and Science Fiction.” Victorian Science in Context: 256–80.

Hewitt, L. E. “Sky-high Sci-fi: Vertical Urbanism in Science Fiction Literature.” online:

Hewitt, L., and S. Graham. 2014. “Vertical Cities: Representations of Urban Verticality in 20th-Century Science Fiction Literature.” Urban Studies. (online early)

Hones, S. 2002. “What we can say about nature: familiar geographies, science fiction and popular physics.” In Lost in space: geographies of science fiction, 156-66. Athlone Press.

Janicker, R. 2007. “New England Narratives: Space and Place in the Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft.” Extrapolation 48 (1) (January 1): 56–72.

Kitchin, R. and J. Kneale. 2001. “Science fiction or future fact? Exploring imaginative geographies of the new millennium.” Progress in Human Geography 25 (1): 19-35.

Kneale, J. 2006. “From beyond: H. P. Lovecraft and the place of horror.” Cultural Geographies 13 (1) (January 1): 106-126.

Kneale, J. 2011. “Plots: space, conspiracy, and contingency in William Gibson’s Pattern Recognition and Spook Country.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 29: 169–186.

Leane, E. 2005. “Locating the Thing: The Antarctic as Alien Space in John W. Campbell’s‘ Who Goes There?’” Science Fiction Studies: 225–239.

Martinson, T. L. 1980. “The most perfect example of an alien ecology ever constructed.” The Professional Geographer 32 (4): 471-477.

McGregory, J. 2012. “Spatialized Ontologies: Toni Morrison’s Science Fiction Traces in Gothic Spaces.” In Gothic Science Fiction: 1980-2010, 149–67.

Pavlik, A. 2011. “Being There: The Spatiality of ‘Other World’ Fantasy Fiction.” International Research in Children’s Literature 4 (2): 238–251.

Punday, D. 2000. “The Narrative Construction of Cyberspace: Reading Neuromancer, Reading Cyberspace Debates.” College English: 194-213.

Stephenson, W. 2011. “Science Fiction, Present-Future Alienation and Cognitive Mapping.” David Mitchell: Critical Essays: 225-246.

Vint, S. 2012. “Orange County: Global Networks in Tropic of Orange.” Science Fiction Studies 39 (3) (November): 401–414.

Wetmore, A. 2007. “The Poetics of ‘Pattern Recognition’: William Gibson’s Shifting Technological Subject.” Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society 27 (1): 71-80.

Wilkins, K. 2008. “Popular Genres and the Australian Literary Community: The Case of Fantasy Fiction.” Journal of Australian Studies 32 (2): 265–278.

Yiu, A. 2009. “A New Map of Hell: Satō Haruo’s Dystopian Fiction.” Japan Forum 21 (1): 53–73.

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