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English Department Zurich in Anglophone Literatures


Note: An overview of the primary texts can be found in the List of Texts. The bibliographical data for the primary texts can be found on the corresponding subsites (i.e.via the links provided in the List of Texts).

Secondary Sources

I. Literary Geography & Distant Reading

  • Hones, Sheila. "Literary Geography." The International Encyclopedia of Geography. Eds. Douglas Richardson et al. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2017. 1-6.
  • Moretti, Franco. Atlas of the European Novel: 1800–1900. 1998. Paperback ed. London: Verso, 1999.
  • ———. Distant Reading. London: Verso, 2013.
  • ———. Graphs, Maps, Trees: Abstract Models for Literary History. 2005. Paperback ed. London: Verso, 2007.
  • ———. Signs Taken for Wonders: On the Sociology of Literary Forms. 1983. Trans. Susan Fischer, David Forgacs, and David Miller. Radical Thinkers. London: Verso, 2005.
  • Piatti, Barbara. Die Geographie der Literatur: Schauplätze, Handlungsräume, Raumphantasien. 2008. 2nd ed. Göttingen: Wallstein, 2009.
  • ———. "Dreams, Memories, Longings: The Dimension of Projected Places in Fiction." The Routledge Handbook of Literature and Space. 2017. Ed. Robert T. Tally, Jr. Paperback ed. London: Routledge, 2021. 179-186.
  • Riquet, Johannes. "Framing the Debate: Spatial Modernities, Travelling Narratives." Spatial Modernities: Geography, Narratives, Imaginaries. Eds. Johannes Riquet and Elizabeth Kollmann. Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature. London: Routledge, 2018. 1-24.
  • Tally, Robert T., Jr. Spatiality. New Critical Idiom. London: Routledge, 2013.

II. Switzerland in Anglophone Literature

  • Rooney, Padraig. The Gilded Chalet: Travels through Literary Switzerland. 2015. Paperback ed. London: Nicholas Brealey, 2017.
  • Vincent, Patrick. La Suisse vue par les écrivains de langue anglaise. Collection "Le Savoir Suisse." Lausanne: Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes, 2009.

III. Zurich: History, Literature, etc.

  • Bowker, Gordon. James Joyce: A New Biography. 2011. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
  • Fischer, Andreas. James Joyce in Zurich: A Guide. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.
  • Mühlheim, Martin. "Dada Zurich in Anglophone Literatures: Trends, Trivia, and Methodological Traps." Die Wiederkehr von DADA / The Return of DADA / Le Retour de DADA. Eds. Agathe Mareuge and Sandro Zanetti. Dijon: Les presses du réel, [forthcoming].

Weiterführende Informationen

Zurich in Anglophone Literatures

Zurich in Anglophone Literatures

Project Editor

Martin Mühlheim

UZH English Department, Plattenstrasse 47, CH-8032 Zürich, Switzerland