Explores Shalespeare's geographic imagination, and discovers an intimate relationship between Renaissance geography and theatre arising from their shared dependence on the opposing impulses of closure and expansiveness.
Table of Contents
1. Mapping the other: Vico, Shakespeare and the
geography of difference
2. Of 'voyages and exploration: geography: maps'
3. Theatres of the world
4. 'The open worlde': the exotic in Shakespeare
5. The frame of the new geography.