Book Details


Mapping With Words: Anglo-Canadian Literary Cartographies, 1789-1916

By Sarah Wylie Krotz

2018 | University of Toronto Press
Copy Available: Yes

Language: English
Edition: 1
Pages: 252
ISBN: 9781442650121

Mapping With Words re-conceptualises settler writing as literary cartography. The topographical descriptions of early Canadian settler writers generated not only picturesque and subliem landscapes, but also verbal maps. These worked to orient readers, reinforcing and expanding the cartographic order of the emerging colonial dominion.