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Atlas of the European Novel, 1800-1900 - Franco Moretti

Atlas of the European Novel, 1800-1900

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Published: 17th September 1999
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In a series of one hundred maps, Franco Moretti explores the fictionalization of geography in the nineteenth-century novel. Balzac's Paris, Dickens's London and Scott's Scottish Lowlands are mapped, alongside the territories of Spanish picaresque novels, African colonial romances and Russian novels of ideas, in a path-breaking study which suggests that space may well be the secret protagonist of cultural history.

"A wonderful achievement: a visual pleasure as much as a textual one; a work in the vanguard of a new critical school that marries grand theory with a puncturing wit." - Steven Poole, Guardian "It is not often that one can speak of the charm of an academic book: Moretti's oozes it." - Christopher Prendergast, London Review of Books

ISBN: 9781859842249
ISBN-10: 1859842240
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 17th September 1999
Publisher: Verso Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 15.3  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition