Atmospheric Literary Geography

Hsuan L. Hsu


Introduction to the cluster of essays on "Literary Atmospherics."

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Adey, P. (2014) Air: Nature and Culture. London: Reaktion.

Ahuja, N. (2015) “Intimate Atmospheres: Queer Theory in a Time of Extinctions.” GLQ 21:2-3, pp. 365-385.

Anderson, B. (2009) ‘Affective Atmospheres.’ Emotion, Space, and Society, 2, pp. 77-81.

Böhme, G. (2017) Atmospheric Architectures: The Aesthetics of Felt Spaces. Trans. Tina Engels-Schwarzpaul. New York: Bloomsbury Press.

Brennan, T. (2004) The Transmission of Affect. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Choy, T. (2012) ‘Air’s Substantiations.’ In Kaushik, S. R. (ed) Lively Capital: Biotechnologies, Ethics, and Governance in Global Markets. Durham, NC: Duke Univ. Press, pp. 121-152.

Gumbrecht, H. U. (2012) Atmosphere, Mood, Stimmung: On a Hidden Potential of Literature. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press.

Hsu, H. L. (2017) ‘Literary Atmospherics.’ Literary Geographies 3:1, pp. 1-5.

Ingold, T. (2012) ‘The Atmosphere.’ Chiasmi International 14, pp. 75-87.

Lewis, J. (2012) Air’s Appearance: Literary Atmosphere in British Fiction, 1660-1794. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Mawani, R. (n.d.) ‘Atmospheric Pressures.’ Unpublished essay cited with author’s permission.

McCormack, D. (2018) Atmospheric Things: On the Allure of Elemental Envelopment. Durham: Duke University Press.

Mihalopoulos-Philippopoulos, A. (2014) Spatial Justice: Body, Lawscape, Atmosphere. London: Routledge.

Nixon, R. (2011) Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Pallasmaa, J. (2014) ‘Space, Place and Atmosphere: Emotion and Peripheral Perception in Architectural Experience.’ Lebenswelt 4:1, pp. 230-245.

Simmons, K. (2017) ‘Settler Atmospherics.’ Cultural Anthropology, 20. Online publication. [Online] [Accessed 15 January 2019]

Sloterdijk, P. (2009) Terror from the Air. Trans. Patton, A. and Corcoran, S. Los Angeles: Semiotext(e).

Stewart, K. (2011) ‘Atmospheric Attunements.’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 29, pp. 445-453.

Taylor, J. O. (2016) The Sky of Our Manufacture: The London Fog in British Fiction from Dickens to Woolf. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.

Zhang, D. (2018) ‘Notes on Atmosphere.’ Qui Parle 27:1, pp. 121-155.


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