Politics, Identity, and Mobility in Travel Writing.

By: Cabañas, Miguel AContributor(s): Dubino, Jeanne | Salles-Reese, VeronicaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandRoutledge Research in Travel Writing: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (268 p.)ISBN: 9781315742076Subject(s): | | | | Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature | Politics in literature | Social mobility in literature | Travelers'' writings -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Politics, Identity, and Mobility in Travel WritingDDC classification: 809/.93327 LOC classification: PN56.T7 -- .P56 2016ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Figures; Permissions; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: Travel and the Politics of Perception; 1 "The Pain of 40 Lashes": Anton Chekhov's Sakhalin Island and the Emergence of the Russian Prison System; 2 Traveling Lies: Bruce Chatwin's In Patagonia and Adrián Giménez Hutton's La Patagonia de Chatwin; 3 "Road to Road": Syncretism and the Politics of Identity in M. G. Vassanji's A Place Within; PART II: Gender and Sexuality; 4 Clashing Tastes: European Femininity and Race in Maria Graham's Journal of a Voyage to Brazil
5 Exceptional Perspectives: National Identity in US Women's Travel Accounts of Greece, 1840-19136 Great Mirrors Shattered: John Whittier Treat and the Politics of Queer Travels through Gay Japan; PART III: Race, Ethnicity, and Otherness; 7 "A Herd of Deer Chased by the Hunters": Travel Writers on the Dilemma of Indian Removal; 8 Racial Identity, Travel, and Music in Philippa Duke Schuyler's Adventures in Black and White; 9 The Dystopia of Border Crossings in Luis Alberto Urrea's The Devil's Highway; PART IV: Empire; 10 Traveling to Ithaca
11 Representations of the Near East in Travel Writing and Conjectural History during the Late Eighteenth Century12 "Picturesque in Its Motley Processions": The Infrastructure of Empire in Emily Eden's Up the Country; 13 Seeing with a New Lens: Louise Arner Boyd's Polar Expeditions; PART V: Travel, Globalization, and Geopolitics; 14 Seeing for Themselves: US Travel Writers in Early Revolutionary Cuba; 15 "And I am the king of May": Allen Ginsberg's Travel Poetry and the Cold War Politics of Dissent; 16 From (omited) Hà N(omited)i: Travel Guidebook Writing as a Political Act
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Figures; Permissions; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: Travel and the Politics of Perception; 1 "The Pain of 40 Lashes": Anton Chekhov's Sakhalin Island and the Emergence of the Russian Prison System; 2 Traveling Lies: Bruce Chatwin's In Patagonia and Adrián Giménez Hutton's La Patagonia de Chatwin; 3 "Road to Road": Syncretism and the Politics of Identity in M. G. Vassanji's A Place Within; PART II: Gender and Sexuality; 4 Clashing Tastes: European Femininity and Race in Maria Graham's Journal of a Voyage to Brazil

5 Exceptional Perspectives: National Identity in US Women's Travel Accounts of Greece, 1840-19136 Great Mirrors Shattered: John Whittier Treat and the Politics of Queer Travels through Gay Japan; PART III: Race, Ethnicity, and Otherness; 7 "A Herd of Deer Chased by the Hunters": Travel Writers on the Dilemma of Indian Removal; 8 Racial Identity, Travel, and Music in Philippa Duke Schuyler's Adventures in Black and White; 9 The Dystopia of Border Crossings in Luis Alberto Urrea's The Devil's Highway; PART IV: Empire; 10 Traveling to Ithaca

11 Representations of the Near East in Travel Writing and Conjectural History during the Late Eighteenth Century12 "Picturesque in Its Motley Processions": The Infrastructure of Empire in Emily Eden's Up the Country; 13 Seeing with a New Lens: Louise Arner Boyd's Polar Expeditions; PART V: Travel, Globalization, and Geopolitics; 14 Seeing for Themselves: US Travel Writers in Early Revolutionary Cuba; 15 "And I am the king of May": Allen Ginsberg's Travel Poetry and the Cold War Politics of Dissent; 16 From (omited) Hà N(omited)i: Travel Guidebook Writing as a Political Act

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Miguel A. Cabañas is Associate Professor of Latin American and Chicano/Latino Studies at Michigan State University, USA.

Jeanne Dubino is Professor of English and Global Studies at Appalachian State University, North Carolina, USA.

Veronica Salles-Reese is Associate Professor of Spanish at Georgetown University, USA.

Gary Totten is Professor and Chair of the English Department at North Dakota State University, USA.

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