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Appendix 1:


A Select List of
Imaginary Countries
in South America


[Fill in the blanks]


A - author's name
B - title (date of publication)
C - name of country
D - approximate location





A [Author] - B [Title] - C [Country]:
D [Location]

  1. Christine Bell - Saint (1985) - 'Santa del Rio'
    [Jungle interior]

  2. John Buchan - The Courts of the Morning (1929) - 'Olifa'
    [Pacific coast - (maps included)]

  3. Angela Carter - Doctor Hoffman (1972) - 'Unnamed'
    [Guiana / Northern Brazil]

  4. Joseph Conrad - Nostromo (1904) - 'Costaguana'
    [Pacific coast]

  5. Stephen Dobyns - The Two Deaths of Señora Puccini (1988) - 'Unnamed'
    [North]

  6. Thomas Gilby - Green River (1955) - 'Liberadoria' / 'New Algarves'
    [Interior]

  7. Lois Gould - La Presidenta (1982) - 'Pradera'
    [South]

  8. O. Henry - Cabbages and Kings (1904) - 'Anchuria'
    [North]

  9. R. C. Hutchinson - Rising (1976) - 'Unnamed'
    [Andean Republic]

  10. R. C. Hutchinson - 'Anniversary', in The Quixotes (1984) - 'Unnamed'
    [Central America]

  11. John Masefield - Sard Harker (1924) - 'Santa Barbara'
    [Caribbean 'sugar coast' - (maps included)]

  12. John Masefield - Odtaa (1926) - 'Santa Barbara'
    [Caribbean 'sugar coast' - (maps included)]

  13. John Masefield - The Midnight Folk (1927) - 'Santa Barbara'
    [Caribbean 'sugar coast']

  14. John Masefield - The Taking of the Gry (1934) - 'Santa Barbara'
    [Caribbean 'sugar coast' - (maps included)]

  15. Shiva Naipaul - A Hot Country (1983) - 'Cuyama'
    [Guiana]

  16. Richard Powell - Don Quixote U.S.A. (1966) - 'San Marco'[1]
    [Central America]

  17. Herbert Read - The Green Child (1935)- 'Roncador'
    [Interior]

  18. Lucius Shepard - The Jaguar Hunter (1987) - 'Puerto Morada'
    [Central America]

  19. Kurt Vonnegut - Cat's Cradle (1963) - 'San Lorenzo'
    [Caribbean island]

  20. Virginia Woolf - The Voyage Out (1915) - 'Santa Marina'
    [Atlantic Coast]





[1] Also included in Woody Allen's film Bananas (1971), only referred to there as 'San Marcos'.





[Woody Allen, dir. Bananas (1971)]

Works Cited:

  • Bell, Christine. Saint. London, 1985.

  • Buchan, John. The Courts of the Morning. 1929. London and Edinburgh: Collins, 1949.

  • Carter, Angela. The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman. 1972. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1987.

  • Conrad, Joseph. Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard. 1904. Ed. Martin Seymour-Smith. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1986.

  • Dobyns, Stephen. The Two Deaths of Señora Puccini. 1988. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1989.

  • Gilby, Thomas. Up the Green River. London, 1955.

  • Gould, Lois. La Presidenta. London, 1982.

  • O. Henry. Cabbages and Kings. London: Constable, 1904.

  • Hutchinson, R. C. Rising. London: Hutchinson, 1976.

  • Hutchinson, R. C. 'Anniversary', in The Quixotes: Collected Stories. London: Hutchinson, 1984.

  • Masefield, John. Odtaa: A Novel. London: Heinemann, 1926.

  • Masefield, John. Sard Harker: A Novel. London: Heinemann, 1924.

  • Masefield, John. The Midnight Folk. London: Heinemann, 1927.

  • Masefield, John. The Taking of the Gry. London: Heinemann, 1934.

  • Naipaul, Shiva. A Hot Country. 1983. London: Sphere, 1985.

  • Powell, Richard. Don Quixote U.S.A.. 1966. New York: New American Library, 1973.

  • Read, Herbert. The Green Child. 1935. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1947.

  • Shepard, Lucius. The Jaguar Hunter. London: Sphere, 1987.

  • Vonnegut, Kurt. Cat's Cradle. 1963. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1967.

  • Woolf, Virginia. The Voyage Out. 1915. London: Granada, 1975.


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