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Cartographic Strategies of Postmodernity

The Figure of the Map in Contemporary Theory and Fiction

Cartographic Strategies of Postmodernity
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Charting the use of cartographic metaphor in postmodern literature and theory, Mitchell argues that the ongoing reworking of the map metaphor renders it a formative and performative metaphor of postmodernity. This metamorphosis draws together poststructuralist conceptualizations of epistemology, textuality, cartography, and metaphor, and signals a shift away from modernist preoccupations with temporality and objectivity to a postmodern pragmatics of spatiality and subjectivity.

Taylor and Francis; January 2013
192 pages; ISBN 9781135913939
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