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Author Moynagh, Maureen, author

Title Political Tourism and its Texts / Maureen Moynagh
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
©2008
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Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Political Tourism and its Texts -- 1. Cunard's Lines: Political Touring and the Making of the Negro Anthology -- 2. Revolutionary Drag in Auden and Isherwood's Journey to a War -- 3. 'Speaking Bitterness': Agnes Smedley in China -- 4. 'Following in the Footsteps of Che': Political Tourism as a Strategy for Entering and Leaving Modernity -- 5. The Postcolonial Migrant as Political Tourist: Salman Rushdie's The Jaguar Smile -- 6. Political Tourism as Transnational Feminist Practice: Margaret Randall, Rebecca Gordon, and Adrienne Rich -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Illustration Credits -- Index
Summary Political Tourism and Its Texts is at once an insightful study of modern writers and the causes that inspired them, and a call to address, with political urgency, contemporary neo-imperialism and the politics of global inequality
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Jan. 06, 2016)
Subject Authors -- Political and social views.
Internationalism in literature.
Politics and literature -- History -- 20th century.
Politics in literature.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442688815
9781442688810