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Maps of the Imagination: A Lecture

Maps of the Imagination: A Lecture

Turchi, Peter
Title: Maps of the Imagination: A Lecture
Reading Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Introduction -12869

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by Shannon Cain

Opening Remarks; on geometry, fiction, experimentation, and the rhetoric of maps-12870

On the resemblances between stories and maps; on formal constraints in fiction-12871

On animation and shapely work-12872

On realism, post-realism, and fiction's geometry-12873

Reading Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

Peter Turchi discusses some of the ideas presented in his book Maps of the Imagination (2004) and makes a case for the role of geometry and formal constraint in fiction.

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