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Dreams, Longings, Memories – Visualising the Dimension of Projected Spaces in Fiction

Barbara Piatti, Anne-Kathrin Reuschel Dreams, Longings, Memories – Visualising the Dimension of Projected Spaces in Fiction ➔ Download at the bottom of the page Abstract: In fictional, narrated worlds (literature, movies, graphic novels etc.) so-called projected spaces can play an important role. They have different qualities than settings, since they are created and called up [...]

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Literary Hiking Guide: Es lächelt der See (in German)

Barbara Piatti Es lächelt der See – Literary Hikinguide at Rotpunktverlag Impessions from the advanced announcement of the new book publication:

uncertainty in fictional data: data modelling and visualisation

Modelling Uncertain Geodata for the Literary Atlas of Europe

Anne-Kathrin Reuschel Modelling Uncertain Geodata for the Literary Atlas of Europe ➔ Download at the bottom of the page Abstract: Mapping literary spaces is an interdisciplinary challenge for both literary theory and cartographic realisation. The inherent properties of textual space compared to real-world geospace are introduced and discussed in relation to build a data model for [...]

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Literary cartography an impulse generator

Barbara Piatti From the text to the map – Literary geography an impulse generator (Original title: Vom Text zur Karte – Literaturkartographie als Ideengenerator) ➔  Download at the bottom of the page Piatti, Barbara (2012): Vom Text zur Karte. Literaturkartographie als Ideengenerator. In: Kartographisches Denken. Hrsg. von Christian Reder. Wien: Springer 2012,  S. 269-279.  ➔ Download

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A Literary Atlas of Europe (Poster)

Anne-Kathrin Reuschel A Literary Atlas of Europe. Mapping and Analysing the Geography of Fiction with Interactive Tools ➔ Download at the bottom of the page In connection with a presentation of the ongoing doctoral thesis of Anne-Kathrin Reuschel (which covers all technical and cartographical questions of the »Literary Atlas of Europe«) a poster has been [...]

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Reading with Maps – A Plea

Barbara Piatti Reading with Maps. Plea for a viualised Geography of Fiction (Original title: Mit Karten lesen. Plädoyer für eine visualisierte Geographie der Literatur) ➔ Download at the bottom of the page Barbara Piatti: Mit Karten lesen. Plädoyer für eine visualisiere Geographie der Literatur. In: Boothe, B., Bühler, P. et al. (Hrsg.): Textwelt -Lebenswelt. Interpretation [...]

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Spatial Uncertainty in Fiction

Anne-Kathrin Reuschel Mapping Literature: Visualisation of Spatial Uncertainty in Fiction ➔ Download at the bottom of the page Abstract:The interdisciplinary project ‘A Literary Atlas of Europe’ aims to develop an interactive atlas as a research tool for spatial analysis of literature. The central questions of where do stories take place and what interactions exist between [...]

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Density Estimation of Literary Spaces

Hans Rudolf Bär Improved Density Estimation for the Visualisation of Literary Spaces ➔ Download at the bottom of the page Abstract: The elements that constitute the literary space can mainly be described by categories such as settings, zones where actions take place and routes along which characters move. Apart from the presentation of the specific [...]

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Mapping Counterfactual Spaces

Barbara Piatti, Lorenz Hurni Mapping the Ontologically Unreal – Counterfactual Spaces in Literature and Cartography ➔ Download at the bottom of the page This paper deals with the realm of alternate worlds. Although the emphasis of such creations relies on historical alteration (resulting in an alternate time stream), settings can impressively support the historical alternative: [...]

The Cartographic Journal

Cartographies of Fictional Worlds

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« – [...]

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LENDEMAINS: Literary Landscapes

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 [...]

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Prague as phantom-city

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 [...]

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Towards a Geography of Fiction

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 [...]

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Invisible Settings

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 [...]

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Mapping Literature: Atlas Prototype

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 [...]

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

Cartography opens up new Dimensions

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 [...]

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The Literary Atlas Project

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 [...]

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Genesis of a Literary Landscape

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 [...]

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A Literary Atlas of Europe

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]

Intro of the Atlas System

Interactive Tools

Barbara Piatti, with visualisations by Anne-Christine Krämer and Anne-Kathrin Reuschel »A Literary Atlas of Europe« – Analysing the Geography of Fiction with an Interactive Mapping and Visualisation System ➔ Download at the bottom of the page This paper contains an outlook about how a future »Literary Atlas of Europe« might look like – as an [...]