Hidden texts, hidden nation : (re)discoveries of Wales in travel writing in French and German (1780-2018) (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Hidden texts, hidden nation : (re)discoveries of Wales in travel writing in French and German (1780-2018)

Author: Kathryn N Jones; Carol Lisa Tully; Heather Williams
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a fresh and timely 'European' perspective on Wales and Welshness. Uncovering rare travel texts in French and German from 1780 to now it provides a valuable case-study of a culture that is often minoritized, and demonstrates the value of multilingual research and a transnational approach.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1120974237
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn N Jones; Carol Lisa Tully; Heather Williams
ISBN: 178962732X 9781789627329
OCLC Number: 1164378184
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction: Hidden Texts, Hidden Nation --
1. Landscape, Industry, Piety: Wales as a Site of Inspiration in Travel Writing in French from 1780 to 1905 --
2. Patriotism, Pan-Celticism and the Welsh Cultural Paradigm in Travel Writing in French from 1830 to 1900 --
3. Periphery, Modernity and the Discovery of Wales in Travel Writing in German from 1790 to 1850 --
4. Identity, Celtomania and the Narrative of Wales in Travel Writing in German from 1850 to 1905 5. Safe Haven, Literary Paradise and Present-Day Adventureland: Wales in Travel Writing in Breton, French and German from 1945 to 2018 --
Conclusion: The Narrative of Wales: From Blind Spot to Blank Canvas --
Bibliography --
Index
Responsibility: Kathryn N. Jones, Carol Tully, Heather Williams.

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