Studying urban space and literary representations using GIS: Lisbon, Portugal, 1852-2009

  title={Studying urban space and literary representations using GIS: Lisbon, Portugal, 1852-2009},
  author={D. Alves and A. I. Queiroz},
  journal={Social Science History},
This article proposes a methodology to address the urban evolutionary process, demonstrating how it is reflected in literature. It focuses on “literary space,” presented as a territory defined by the period setting or as evoked by the characters, which can be georeferenced and drawn on a map. It identifies the different locations of literary space in relation to urban development and the economic, political, and social context of the city. We suggest a new approach for mapping a relatively… Expand
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