Toponym Maps and Graphs

This page collects interactive visualizations developed by Samuel Diener, Harvard University, in his work as a research collaborator on the Intertextual Networks project. To read more about the development of these visualizations, and the research that they support, see Diener’s article: “‘To the Most Distant Parts’: Writing the World in the WWO Corpus”.

Download the datasets for this project: toponyms by overall frequency and total toponyms by author.

Women Writers Online: Toponyms

A map of the toponyms in the WWO corpus. View

Women Writers Online: Toponyms by Author

A map of WWO toponyms by author. View

Total Toponym Mentions

A graph showing total references for each unique toponym in WWO. View

Total Toponym Mentions by Author

A graph showing total toponym references in WWO by author. View

Toponym Mentions Filtered by Author

A graph showing toponym references filtered by author, allowing for comparison of the proportions of different authors who mention each place. View

Total Toponym References per Author, Filtered by Toponym

A graph showing total toponym references per author, filtered by toponym, allowing for comparison of the proportions of different places mentioned by each author. View

Toponym Totals in The Female Spectator

A graph showing total toponym references in Eliza Haywood’s The Female Spectator. View

Intertextual Networks has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this project, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.