Skip to main content

The cartographic imagination: Art, literature and mapping in postwar America

Manolescu, Monica, Norman, Will (2020) The cartographic imagination: Art, literature and mapping in postwar America. European Journal of American Culture, 39 (1). pp. 3-11. ISSN 1466-0407. (doi:10.1386/ejac_00007_2) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:81084)

PDF Author's Accepted Manuscript
Language: English

Restricted to Repository staff only until 1 March 2021.
Contact us about this Publication
[img]
PDF Publisher pdf
Language: English

Restricted to Repository staff only
Contact us about this Publication
[img]
Official URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.1386/ejac_00007_2

Abstract

This interdisciplinary issue on ‘The cartographic imagination: Art, literature and mapping in post-war America’ in the European Journal of American Culture starts from two intellectual premises: the first one consists in acknowledging the relevance of cartography and mapping as modes of aesthetic representation and critical thinking in the United States after 1945, and the second consists in asserting the fruitful insights that can be gained by discussing post-war American literature and art together from the point of view of their common interest in cartography. This issue thus presents an interdisciplinary dialogue between American art and literature thanks to the choice of a third term, ‘mapping’, which provides a clear thematic orientation and also a theoretical and critical framework to the various contributions.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1386/ejac_00007_2
Uncontrolled keywords: cartography, American literature, American art, post-1945, mapping
Subjects: N Visual Arts > N Visual arts (General). For photography, see TR
P Language and Literature > PS American literature
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of English
Depositing User: Will Norman
Date Deposited: 01 May 2020 13:53 UTC
Last Modified: 06 May 2020 15:06 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/81084 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Manolescu, Monica: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3712-4675
Norman, Will: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4967-8213
  • Depositors only (login required):

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year