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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 [...]

The Geography of Literature (book)

Piatti: Die Geographie der Literatur, Wallstein, 2008

 

Towards a Geography of Fiction

Fig. 4. The geography of Zahn’s novel Albin Indergand

Barbara Piatti, Anne-Kathrin Reuschel, Hans Rudolf Bär, William Cartwright, Lorenz Hurni Mapping Literature. Towards a Geography of Fiction ➔ Download at the bottom of the page Abstract:  Modern cartography has the ability to map almost any phenomenon for which spatial relationships are of primary relevance. While existing cartographic products cover already an enormous variety of [...]

Invisible Settings

Ian McEwan

Barbara Piatti »›The Hotel of Eduard and Florence does not exist.‹ About the Possibilities of Fiction to create Invisible Settings« (Original Title: »›Das Hotel von Eduard und Florence (…) gibt es nicht.‹ Von den Möglichkeiten der Literatur, unsichtbare Schauplätze zu schaffen.«) ➔ Download at the bottom of the page Piatti, B. (2007): »›Das Hotel von [...]

Mapping Literature: Atlas Prototype

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Anne-Kathrin Reuschel Mapping Literature. The Prototype of  »A Literary Atlas of Europe« ➔ Download at the bottom of the page Mapping Literature and analysing maps of literary landscapes are the ambitious aims of the project »A Literary Atlas of Europe«. By means of cartographic knowledge and techniques, instruments are provided to investigate various spatial aspects in [...]

Cartography opens up new Dimensions

Piatti B. (2009) Literary Geography – or how Cartographers open up a New Dimension for Literary Studies

Barbara Piatti Literary Geography – or how Cartographers open up a New Dimension for Literary Studies ➔ Download at the bottom of the page Abstract: Mapping spaces in fiction seems like a simple idea. But in fact, it turns out to be a major interdisciplinary challenge at the crossroads of literary theory and cartographic concepts for more [...]

The Literary Atlas Project

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Barbara Piatti, Anne-Kathrin Reuschel, Hans Rudolf Bär, Lorenz Hurni The Geography of Fiction – The Project “A Literary Atlas of Europe” (Original Title: Die Geographie der Fiktion – Das Projekt ›Ein literarischer Atlas Europas‹ ➔ Download at the bottom of the page Summary Where is the setting of literature? How does fiction make use of [...]

Genesis of a Literary Landscape

Vierwaldstätterdee: Urner See

Barbara Piatti et al. Rendering visible the Genesis of a Literary Landscape. Interactive Maps as Tools for Literary History (Original Title: Die Entstehung einer literarischen Landschaft sichtbar machen. Interaktive Karten als Instrumente der Literaturgeschichte) ➔ Download at the bottom of the page Piatti, B. (2009); Reuschel, A.-K.; Bär, H. R.; Hurni, L.: »Die Entstehung einer [...]

A Literary Atlas of Europe

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Anne-Kathrin Reuschel A Literay Atlas of Europe ➔ Download at the bottom of the page Published in german: A.K.Reuschel (2011), B.Piatti: »Ein Literarischer Atlas Europas« In: Geoinformationssysteme, Prof. Dr. M. Schilcher (Hrsg.), Beiträge zum 16. Münchner Fortbildungsseminar, abcverlag  ➔ Download [3.5 MB]