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.
An exploration of Shakespeare's geographic imagination and the relationship between Renaissance geography and theatre.
'[An] absorbing and challenging book.' John Scattergood, Theatre Research International