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The Cambridge Companion to Travel Writing

Author: Youngs.; Hulme.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2002.
Series: Online access: Proquest Info & Learning Co Literature Online: LION.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book is an introduction to travel writing in English between 1500 and the present. Six essays survey the period's travel writing; six more focus on areas of particular interest; while the final  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Youngs.; Hulme.
ISBN: 9780511999505 051199950X 9780521781404 052178140X
OCLC Number: 1229388769
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction Peter Hulme and Tim Youngs; 1. Stirrings and searchings (1500-1720) William H. Sherman; 2. The Grand Tour and after James Buzard; 3. Exploration and travel outside Europe (1720-1914) Roy Bridges; 4. Modernism and travel (1880-1940) Helen Carr; 5. Travelling to write (1940-2000) Peter Hulme; 6. The Middle East/Arabia: 'the cradle of Islam' Billie Melman; 7. South America/Amazonia: the forest of marvels Neil L. Whitehead; 8. The Pacific/Tahiti: Queen of the south sea isles Rod Edmond; 9. Africa/the Congo: the politics of darkness Tim Youngs; 10. The Isles/Ireland: the wilder shore Glenn Hooper; 11. India/Calcutta: city of palaces and dreadful night Kate Teltscher; 12. The west/California: sites of the future Bruce Greenfield; 13. Travel writing and gender Susan Bassnett; 14. Travel writing and ethnography Joan Pau Rubies; 15. Travel writing and its theory Mary Baine Campbell; Chronology; Further reading.
Series Title: Online access: Proquest Info & Learning Co Literature Online: LION.

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' ... this Companion shows how far we have come in understanding the literature of knowledge, and in defining its relation to one kind of power.' The Times Literary Supplement 'This Companion not Read more...

 
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