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Travel, discovery, transformation

Author: Gabriel R Ricci
Publisher: New Brunswick : Transaction Publishers, ©2014.
Series: Culture & civilization, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel R Ricci
ISBN: 9781412852838 1412852838 1412852382 9781412852388
OCLC Number: 863172982
Description: xiii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The allure of ancient Greece. "More like Odysseus": playing house in Michael Ondaatje's The English patient / Carol Dougherty ; "If peopled and cultured": Bartram's Travels and the Odyssey / Jonathan Burgess ; Commodifying antiquity in Mary Nisbet's Journey to the Ottoman Empire / Efterpi Mitsi ; The journey to Greece in the American and the Greek modernist literary imagination: Henry Miller and George Seferis / Nektaria G. Klapaki --
Women's voices. A Protestant in foreign Catholic and Muslim spaces: the Turkish Embassy Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu / Precious McKenzie ; Frameworks of freedom and fear: authorizing the voice in women's travel writing / Patricia Claudette Johnson ; Self-transformation through dangerous travel: Mary Morris's Nothing to declare and Audrey Schulman's The cage / Aeron Haynie ; "That wonderous Medusa-face": Goethe's Italian journey, George Eliot, and G.H. Lewes / Lila Marz Harper --
Traveling with God. The literary culture of missionary travel / Brian Yothers ; On the road to health: pilgrimage in medieval England / John Theilmann --
New worlds. Culture, the Caribbean landscape, and environmental change / Jeff Dillman ; "A scale of hideousness": snakes and other reptiles in the new worlds of the long eighteenth century / Katherine Turner ; Bitter laughter and colonial novellistica in Galeotto Cei's Relazione delle Indie / Nathalie Hester --
Modern journeys. Pneumo prose: national socialism as a Helvetic disease / Oliver Lubrich ; Plato's parable of the cave and the transformative power of travel in Mediterranean cinema / Taso Lagos ; Ryszard Kapuściński's polyphonic travels / Casey Blanton.
Series Title: Culture & civilization, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by Gabriel R. Ricci.

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