Spatiality has risen to become a key concept in literary and cultural studies, with critical focus on the ‘spatial turn’ presenting a new approach to the traditional literary analyses of time and history.
Robert T. Tally Jr. explores differing aspects of the spatial in literary studies today, providing:
This clear and engaging study presents readers with a thought provoking and illuminating guide to the literature and criticism of ‘space’.
Introduction: You Are Here 1. The Spatial Turn 2. Literary Cartography 3. Literary Geography 4. Geocriticism Conclusion: Other Spaces
The New Critical Idiom is an invaluable series of introductory guides designed to meet the needs of today's students grappling with the complexities of modern critical terminology. Each book in the series provides:
With a strong emphasis on clarity, lively debate and the widest possible breadth of examples, The New Critical Idiom is an indispensable guide to key topics in literary studies.