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British travel writers, 1910-1939

Author: Barbara Brothers; Julia Marie Gergits
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Research, ©1998.
Series: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 195.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays on British travel writers during a period when travel and travel writing were transformed by education, technology and politics. Air transportation and the automobile impacted travel during this period as did the advent of color film and movie cameras. Travel guides, rather than entertaining and informative travel books for the armchair traveler, were written. This period produced globe-trotters and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Biobibliographie Dictionnaires anglais
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
British travel writers, 1910-1939.
Detroit : Gale Research, ©1998
(DLC) 98021847
(OCoLC)39210062
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Brothers; Julia Marie Gergits
OCLC Number: 654696816
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 465 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Eileen Bigland --
Robert Byron --
Mildred Cable --
Francesca French --
Evangeline French --
Olive Murray Chapman --
Evelyn Cheesman --
Maurice Collis --
Norman Douglas --
Mrs. Steuart Erskine --
Peter Fleming --
Rosita Forbes --
E.M. Forster --
Robert Gibbings --
Louis Golding --
Helen Cameron Gordon, Lady Russell --
Stephen Graham --
Aldous Huxley --
Christopher Isherwood --
D.H. Lawrence --
T.E. Lawrence --
Ella Maillart --
Ethel Mannin --
W. Somerset Maugham --
H.V. Morton --
George Orwell (Eric Arthur Blair) --
H. St. John B. Philby --
Peter Quennell --
Vita Sackville-West --
Osbert Sitwell --
Francis Sydney Smythe --
Freya Stark --
Walter Fitzwilliam Starkie --
H.M. Tomlinson --
Evelyn Waugh.
Series Title: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 195.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits.

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Essays on British travel writers during a period when travel and travel writing were transformed by education, technology and politics. Air transportation and the automobile impacted travel during this period as did the advent of color film and movie cameras. Travel guides, rather than entertaining and informative travel books for the armchair traveler, were written. This period produced globe-trotters and expatriates who wrote significant bodies of travel literature.

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