Orientarsi tra le nuvole: cartografie, atlanti e pratiche mappanti nel racconto a fumetti

Giada Peterle

Abstract


A partire dalla recente nascita della ‘comic book geography’ (Dittmer 2014), il contributo intende proporre la ‘comic book cartography’ come un’ulteriore linea di ricerca volta ad esplorare le contaminazioni tra fumetto e cartografia.

L’approccio transdisciplinare proposto si fonda sull’intersezione tra geografia e analisi geocritica, tra ‘comics studies’ e teoria cartografica post-rappresentazionale. Attraverso una lettura ‘carto-centrata’ di alcuni casi di studio italiani e internazionali, il fumetto viene inteso come una mappa che coinvolge autore e lettore in una vera e propria pratica di orientamento.

 

[Abstract eng]  Orientating among the balloons: maps, atlases and mapping practices in comic books

Starting from the recently emerged field of ‘comic book geography’ (Dittmer 2014), the article proposes ‘comic book cartography’ as a further research line to explore the intersections bewteen comics and cartography.

The proposed transdisciplinary approach is based on the encounter between geography and geocriticism, comics studies and post-representational theories in cartography. Through a ‘carto-centred’ reading of both Italian and international case studies, the comic book is interpreted as a map inolving author and reader in an orientation practice.


Keywords


geocritica; cartografia letteraria; comic book geography; geografia letteraria; mappe

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