All roads lead to Prague

Visualisierung von literarisierten Figurenwegen - schematisierter Weg (oben) & individualisierter Weg (unten)

Northern Frisia – Space as Protagonist


Northern Frisia – Space as actor Kathrin Winkler Abstract: When space itself becomes the protagonist in stories that are set in Northern Frisia, it is usually the North Sea that intervenes in the plot. Its power to act (in form of floodings or storm surges) is always present and forms the backdrop against which the [...]

Model Region Northern Frisia

Abb. 1: Schauplätze statistisch dargestellt (links: Theodor Storm Texte - Grundlage: 34Texte) (rechts: Storms Zeitgenommes, u.a. Detlef von Liliencron, Klaus Groth; Grundlage: 23 Texte)

Northern Frisa – a literary-geographical observation Kathrin Winkler and Kim Seifert Abstract: This text provides an insight into the methods of the literary scholars within the project. Regarding literary texts set in Northern Frisia, the answer to the question, where the plot takes place, appears to be quite simple: on the western coast of Schleswig-Holstein. [...]

Statistical surfaces with pseudo-3D-effects

Statistische Oberflächen in 2D und 2.5D


Cartographies of Fictional Worlds

The Cartographic Journal

Barbara Piatti, Lorenz Hurni Cartographies of Fictional Worlds (Editorial) ➔ Download at the bottom of the page This editorial provides an overview about past and current developments in the dynamic field of literary geography/literary cartography. It also alludes to the collection of papers presented in this special issue dedicated to »Cartographies of Fictional Worlds« – [...]

LENDEMAINS: Literary Landscapes

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Barbara Piatti, with visualisations by Anne-Kathrin Reuschel Rendering visible literary landscapes. A Plea for Experiments between Cartography and Literary Studies (Original Title: Rendre visible les paysages littéraires: plaidoyer pour des expériences entre la cartographie et les études littéraires) Provided below are the colour illustrations of a forthcoming article (in french), which is published in black [...]

Prague as phantom-city

Jüdisches Ghetto, Prag um 1890

Barbara Piatti Towards a Literary-Geographical System. Some Remarks about Prague as Phantom-City within “A Literary Atlas of Europe” (Original title: Auf dem Weg zu einem literaturgeographischen System. Mit einigen Bemerkungen zu Prag als ville-mirage im Rahmen eines ›Literarischen Atlas Europas‹) Piatti, Barbara (2010): »Auf dem Weg zu einem literaturgeographischen System. Mit einigen Bemerkungen zu Prag [...]

Case Study Engadin

Abb. 1:  Hans Becher: Murmeljagd (1969), Figurenraum mit Projektionsauslösern (Triggern) = violette Pfeile; Karte: ©Andreas Bäumer, Basel

Bäumler A. (2011): „Engadine as literary landscape. Literary geographically researches on the relation between text and space.“ (Master thesis, Univerity of Basel, 2011) Abstract: As one of the highest populated valleys in Europe, the Engadine marks a productive literary field. Clearly separated from urban areas and the flat country, but still sharply contrasting the mountainious [...]

The Geography of Literature (book)

Piatti: Die Geographie der Literatur, Wallstein, 2008