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Published: 17 April 2019

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198834694

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Pocket Maps and Public Poetry in the English Renaissance

Katarzyna Lecky

Early Modern Literary Geographies

  • Original research on the small-format cartography of the English Renaissance
  • A new perspective on reading publics, common discourses, and selfhood
  • Examines laureate chapbooks alongside affordable maps, atlases, and playing cards
  • Showcases the political dimensions of poetry and cartography crafted for a broad readership
  • Contains numerous images of cartographic material that is generally inaccessible to many readers
  • Fresh interpretations of canonical and non-canonical works by some of the era's most enduring authors