The Resource Eighteenth-century geography and representations of space in English fiction and poetry, Jean-Paul Forster

Eighteenth-century geography and representations of space in English fiction and poetry, Jean-Paul Forster

Label
Eighteenth-century geography and representations of space in English fiction and poetry
Title
Eighteenth-century geography and representations of space in English fiction and poetry
Statement of responsibility
Jean-Paul Forster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this study, the author shows that, under the influence of the popular geography of the eighteenth century, an increasing number of literary works began to make use of actual topographical data. Two of these works even make use of maps. He demonstrates that the kinship between geographical and literary representations of topography went further: they underwent parallel developments. His analyses of the different types of geographical representations of space that appeared in the course of the century allow him to explore the worldviews they embody, the new and often conflicting attitudes to
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
820.9/32
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PR448.S69
LC item number
F67 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Eighteenth-century geography and representations of space in English fiction and poetry, Jean-Paul Forster
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Illustration 11; Introduction 13; 1. The Sea in Defoe's and Swift's Fictions 29; 2. Gulliver's and Crusoe's Cartographic Representations of their Islands 65; 3. Moll Flanders, Joseph Andrews and A Few Other Travellers on the English Network of Post Roads 103; 4. The Emergence of the Rambler in English Literature 145; 5. From the Pre-Romantic Rambler's Space to that of the Romantic Wanderer 183; Conclusion 223; Index 229
Control code
ocn893653421
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (233 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783035202113
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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652079
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30929477
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893653421
  • pebcs1322207992

Library Locations

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