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Mapping Shakespeare

Going Global with Google Earth, Google Maps, and Google Books

Terence Cavanaugh

on 9 February 2012

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Mapping Shakespeare
And, like the baseless fabric of this vision, the cloud-capp’d towers, the gorgeous palaces, the solemn temples, the great globe itself, yea, al which it inherit, shall dissolve and , like this insubstantial pageant faded, leave not a rack behind.
William Shakespeare (The Tempest, 1610) Places in the Plays Google Books (http://books.google.com) Google Earth
Google Maps
KML or KMZ file Romeo and Juliet
A public place. Google Maps Google Earth http://goo.gl/AKAP Explore Story Setting Julius Caesar

Enter a Servant.
Serv. Sir, Octavius is already come to Rome.
Ant. Where is he?
Serv. He and Lepidus are at Caesar's house.
Ant. And thither will I straight to visit him.
And in this mood will give us any thing.
Serv. I heard him say, Brutus and Cassius are ride like madmen though the gates of Rome Visit the
Globe Theater Dr. Terence Cavanaugh Bookmapping An interactive reading approach that unites the settings of literature, cartography, the geography of social studies though Geographic Informatin Systems (GIS) in a manner that helps readers to interact with and gain better understanding and depth of what they are reading. Most plays (tragedies and comedies) which Shakespeare wrote were located in eastern Europe, mainly Italy. Renaissance ideas were brought from classical Italy and Greece, and the audience identified this area with a place where everything was idealised. Google Lit Trips Macbeth http://www.googlelittrips.org/
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