Part of the The New Critical Idiom series
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:An overview of the spatial turn across literary theory, from historicism and postmodernism to postcolonialism and globalizationIntroductions to the major theorists of spatiality, including Michel Foucault, David Harvey, Edward Soja, Erich Auerbach, Georg Lukacs, and Fredric JamesonAnalysis of critical perspectives on spatiality, such as the writer as map-maker, literature of the city and urban space, and the concepts of literary geography, cartographics and geocriticism. This clear and engaging study presents readers with a thought provoking and illuminating guide to the literature and criticism of `space'.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 180 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 03/10/2012
- Category: Literary theory
- ISBN: 9780415664394