Journals Higher Education

$74.00

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Published: 22 May 2018

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198816874


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Early Modern English Literature and the Poetics of Cartographic Anxiety

Chris Barrett

Early Modern Literary Geographies

  • Explores how Renaissance-era maps both fascinated and frightened people and reveals some of the worries provoked by the newly ubiquitous map
  • The introduction provides an overview of diverse cartographic materials
  • Includes chapters on Edmund Spenser, Michael Drayton, and John Milton
  • Illustrates how poets channelled the anxieties provoked by maps to create a new way of thinking about literature and space
  • Links the early modern argument to twenty-first-century conversation about representing an earth in flux
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