|Author||: Andrew Gordon|
|Publisher||: Cambridge University Press|
|Total Pages||: 298|
|ISBN 10||: 0521803772|
|ISBN 13||: 9780521803779|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
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.