Siting Encounters and Encountering Sites: Contemporary Narrative Geographies

The following article, the third of a series which examines connections between women and space, examines significant relationships between geography (space/place) and literature, in terms of their chronological development, their functions, and their repercussions. In literary considerations of spa...

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Main Author: Meyers Skredsvig, Kari
Format: Artículo
Language: Inglés
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/filyling/article/view/4487
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14207
Summary: The following article, the third of a series which examines connections between women and space, examines significant relationships between geography (space/place) and literature, in terms of their chronological development, their functions, and their repercussions. In literary considerations of space, the concept of geography has evolved from indicating physical place to imaginary sites of selfconstruction and socio-ideological insertion. Contemporary literary theories have appropriated geographical constructs to examine texts in innovative ways, just as the authors of those texts have appropriated literature to forge positions of their own.