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American travel writers, 1850-1915

Author: Donald Ross; James Schramer
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Gale Research, ©1998.
Series: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 189.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Realism replaced the romantic attitude that had previously dominated travel writing, due in part to thepractical exigencies of tourism, photography and industrialization. Discusses cultural biases in travel writing, combining accuracy with good story telling, and how hundreds of newspapers and magazines in the last third of the century made it possible to turn travel writing into a lifelong career.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Biobibliographie Dictionnaires anglais
Dictionnaires anglais
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
American travel writers, 1850-1915.
Detroit, MI : Gale Research, ©1998
(DLC) 98012461
(OCoLC)38258066
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Ross; James Schramer
OCLC Number: 652526384
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 454 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Henry Adams --
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz --
Maturin Murray Ballou (Lieutenant Murray) --
S.G.W. Benjamin --
Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman) --
William Cullen Bryant --
George Catlin --
Samuel Langhourne Clemens (Mark Twain) --
Richard Harding Davis --
John William De Forest --
Paul Belloni Du Chaillu --
Horace Greeley --
John Hay --
Lafcadio Hearn --
Oliver Wendell Holmes --
Julia Ward Howe --
William Dean Howells --
Helen Hunt Jackson --
Henry James --
James Jackson Jarves --
George Kennan --
Thomas Wallace Knox --
James Russell Lowell --
Frederick Albion Ober --
Raphael Semmes --
E.G. Squier --
Henry M. Stanley --
Harriet Beecher Stowe --
Bayard Taylor --
Edith Wharton --
Constance Fenimore Woolson --
Fanny Bullock Workman.
Series Title: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 189.
Responsibility: edited by Donald Ross and James J. Schramer.

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Realism replaced the romantic attitude that had previously dominated travel writing, due in part to thepractical exigencies of tourism, photography and industrialization. Discusses cultural biases in travel writing, combining accuracy with good story telling, and how hundreds of newspapers and magazines in the last third of the century made it possible to turn travel writing into a lifelong career.

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