Tag Archives: Dostoevsky

New article, new maps

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Our first article based on our work on Mapping St Petersburg has been published: “Mapping Machines: Transformations of the Petersburg Text,” Primerjalna književnost 36.2 (2013). The article was initially presented at a conference of the Slovenian Comparative Literature Association devoted to the “Spatial … Continue reading

Mapping Gogol: methodology

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As part of our work to expand Mapping St Petersburg and develop the idea of experimenting with literary cartography, we have produced two maps visualizing the spatial arrangement of Gogol’s Peterburg Tales. The first marks all the place references in … Continue reading

Literature as data?

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Cross-posted with sarahjyoung.com. We’ve added a map of Dostoevsky’s addresses to the site, and this seems like a good opportunity to discuss the question of data. In comparison with our work on the Crime and Punishment maps, mapping addresses was … Continue reading


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Welcome to Mapping St Petersburg! This project aims to explore the relationship of the city of St Petersburg to the body of literature it has produced by developing a literary cartography: using maps to visualize and analyse the spatial dimensions … Continue reading