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Surveying the American Tropics: A Literary Geography from New York to Rio

Maria Cristina Fumagalli, Peter Hulme, Owen Robinson, and Lesley Wylie

Abstract

This book belongs to a series called American Tropics: Towards a Literary Geography. Not a tightly defined geographical designation, American Tropics refers to a kind of extended Caribbean, including the south-eastern USA, the Atlantic littoral of Central America, the Caribbean islands, and north-eastern South America, with outposts even further afield. The development of the discipline of cultural geography has encouraged more sophisticated analyses of notions of space and place, which the series aims to bring to bear on its materials. The American Tropics conference held at Essex in July 200 ... More

Keywords: American tropics, Literary geography, Cultural geography, Caribbean, USA, Central America, South America, Literature, Place, Space

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9781846318900
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846318900.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Maria Cristina Fumagalli, editor

Peter Hulme, editor

Owen Robinson, editor

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