Verniana — Jules Verne Studies / Etudes Jules Verne — Volume 2 (2009–2010) — 217–222

A propos de la géométrie sphérique dans Mirifiques aventures de maître Antifer

Jacques Crovisier


Recently Garmt de Vries-Uiterweerd suggested that the different geographic locations which are at the heart of the plot of Mirifiques aventures de maître Antifer were not established by trigonometric calculations, but by drawing lines on a globe. This is confirmed by the presence of a circle drawn in red on one of Jules Verne's globe. Presently in exhibition at the Maison Jules Verne in Amiens, this globe also shows the drawings of Albert Badoureau made in preparation for Topsy-turvy.

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