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Title Writes of passage : reading travel writing / edited by James Duncan and Derek Gregory
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 225 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover -- Writes of Passage -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- 1 Introduction -- FIELDS OF INTEREST -- SPACES OF REPRESENTATION -- SPACES OF TRAVEL -- AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ESSAYS -- REFERENCES -- 2 Limited Visions of Africa -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- 3 Enlightenment Travels -- BOGLE AND TURNER IN TIBET -- BUDDHISM DEFINED -- A PIVOTAL MOMENT -- LHASA AT LAST -- BEYOND INDIA AND TIBET -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- 4 Writing Travel and Mapping Sexuality -- MAPPING SEXUALITY: THE NIGHTS AND THE SOTADIC ZONE -- TRAVEL GEOGRAPHIES AND TRAVELLING SEXUALITIES -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- 5 The Flight from Lucknow -- THE FLIGHT FROM LUCKNOW -- TRAVELLING AND WRITING HOME -- TRAVELLING AWAY -- RECONSTRUCTING HOME -- CONCLUSIONS -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- 6 Scripting Egypt -- TRAVEL WRITING -- THEATRE, TEXT -- SCRIPTING, TRAVELLING AND WRITING -- SITES AND SIGHTS -- EGYPTIAN MODERN: VIEWING PLATFORMS AND VANTAGE-POINTS -- EXCAVATION AND EXHIBITION -- VIEW-HUNTING IN THE CABINET OF CURIOSITIES -- SCRIPTING EGYPT -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- 7 Dis-Orientation -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- 8 The Exoticism of the Familiar and the Familiarity of the Exotic -- INTRODUCTION: THE INSTABILITY OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCE -- EUROPEAN, ORIENTAL, OR BALKAN? -- CLASSICAL AND MODERN GREECE -- TRAVELLING THEORIES -- READINGS -- ENGLISHMEN, GREEKS, TURKS AND ROMANS -- A STRANGE LIKENESS: GREECE AND IRELAND -- CONCLUSION: GREEK CARICATURES -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- 9 Travelling through the Closet -- INTRODUCTION -- PSYCHOANALYSIS AND LITERARY THEORY -- THE CLOSET -- GEOGRAPHIES OF DESIRE -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- 10 Writing over the Map of Provence -- WRITING THE ENGLISH COUNTRY IDYLL IN RURAL FRANCE -- LITERARY DEVICES -- AN UNMEDIATED PLACE -- CONCLUSION: 'PROVENCE'-JUST A FICTIONAL LANDSCAPE? -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Travel in literature.
Travel -- 18th century.
Travel -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Travel writing.
Voyages, Imaginary.
Form Electronic book
Author Duncan, James S.
Gregory, Derek, 1951-
LC no. 98008225
ISBN 0203054547
0415160138
0415160146 (paperback)
0585448566 (electronic bk.)
9780203054543
9780415160131
9780415160148 (paperback)
9780585448565 (electronic bk.)
(paperback)