Writes of Passage : Reading Travel Writing
By: Duncan, James.
Contributor(s): Gregory, Derek.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2002Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (234 p.).ISBN: 9780203054543.Subject(s): History | Travel | Travel in literature | Travel writing | Travel writing | Voyages, ImaginaryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Writes of Passage : Reading Travel WritingDDC classification: 808/.06691 | 820.9355 LOC classification: G151 .W75 1999ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of contributors; Introduction JAMES DUNCAN AND DEREK GREGORY; Limited Visions of Africa: Geographies of savagery and civility in early eighteenth-century narratives ROXANN WHEELER; Enlightenment Travels: The making of epiphany in Tibet LAURIE HOVELL MCMILLIN; Writing Travel and Mapping Sexuality: Richard Burton''s Sotadic Zone RICHARD PHILLIPS; The Flight from Lucknow: British women travelling and writing home, 1857 8 ALISON BLUNT; Scripting Egypt: Orientalism and the cultures of travel DEREK GREGORY
Dis-Orientation: On the shock of the familiar in a far-away place JAMES DUNCANThe Exoticism of the Familiar and the Familiarity of the Exotic: Fin-de-sicle travellers to Greece ROBERT SHANNAN PECKHAM; Travelling through the Closet MICHAEL BROWN; Writing Over the Map of Provence: The touristic therapy of A Year in Provence JOANNE P.SHARP; Index
Writes of Passage explores the interplay between a system of "othering" which travelers bring to a place, and the "real" geographical difference they discover upon arrival.
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