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Exploring Victorian travel literature : disease, race and climate

Author: Jessica Howell
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 2014
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This interdisciplinary study explores both the personal and political significance of climate in the Victorian imagination. It analyses foreboding imagery of miasma, sludge and rot across non-fictional and fictional travel narratives, speeches, private journals and medical advice tracts. Well-known authors such as Joseph Conrad are placed in dialogue with minority writers such as Mary Seacole and Africanus Horton in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Howell, Jessica
Exploring Victorian travel literature
Edinburgh : Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2014
IX, 198 S.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Howell
ISBN: 9780748692965 0748692967 9780748692958 0748692959
OCLC Number: 967385931
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 08 Aug 2016).
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 198 pages)
Responsibility: Jessica Howell.

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An interdisciplinary study that explores both the personal and political significance of climate in the Victorian imagination. It analyses foreboding imagery of miasma, sludge and rot across  Read more...

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