Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of Place

  • Authors
  • Eric Prieto

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-14
  3. Phenomenological Place

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
  4. The Social Production of Place

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
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      Pages 107-136
  5. Postcolonial Place

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
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      Pages 139-152
  6. Conclusion

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      Pages 187-200
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 201-235

About this book


Using contemporary literary representations of place, this study focuses on works that have participated in the emergence of new conceptions of place and new place-based identities. The analyses draw on research in cultural geography, cognitive science, urban sociology, and globalization studies.


Analyse crisis fiction Narrative poetics Postcolonial Studies Samuel Beckett structuralism Tradition

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