In this timely collection, an international team of Renaissance scholars analyzes the material practice behind the concept of mapping, a particular cognitive mode of gaining control over the world. Ranging widely across visual and textual artifacts implicated in the culture of mapping, from the literature of Shakespeare, Spenser, Marlowe and Jonson, to representations of body, city, nation and empire, Literature, Mapping, and the Politics of Space in Early Modern Britian argues for a thorough reevaluation of the impact of cartography on the shaping of social and political identities in early modern Britain.... Klein Writing about the cultural transmission of the national idea, Homi Bhabha notes that a#39;[n]ations, like narratives, lose ... In this essay, my aim is to show how the space of the nation was mapped out in two massive poetic narratives writtenanbsp;...
|Title||:||Literature, Mapping, and the Politics of Space in Early Modern Britain|
|Author||:||Andrew Gordon, Bernhard Klein|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2001-08-16|