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Title The Cambridge companion to travel writing / edited by Peter Hulme and Tim Youngs
Edition First edition
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, [2002]
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002


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Description x, 343 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
regular print
Series Cambridge companions to literature
Cambridge companions to literature.
Contents Stirrings and searchings (1500-1720) / William H. Sherman -- The grand tour and after (1660-1840) / James Buzard -- Exploration and travel outside Europe (1720-1914) / Roy Bridges -- Modernism and travel (1880-1940) / Helen Carr -- Traveling to write (1940-2000) / Peter Hulme -- The Middle East, Arabia: 'the cradle of Islam' / Billie Melman -- South America, Amazonia: the forest of marvels / Neil L. Whitehead -- The Pacific, Tahiti: queen of the South Sea isles / Rod Edmond -- Africa, The Congo: the politics of darkness / Tim Youngs -- The isles, Ireland: the wilder shore / Glenn Hooper -- India, Calcutta: city of palaces and dreadful night / Kate Teltscher -- The west, California: site of the future / Bruce Greenfield -- Travel writing and gender / Susan Bassnett -- Travel writing and ethnography / Joan Pau Rubiés -- Travel writing and its theory / Mary Baine Campbell
Summary Traces the history of travel writing from the sixteenth century to the present, looks at areas around the world historically conducive to writing, and examines travel writing in conjunction with gender, ethnography, and theory
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 306-318) and index
Subject Travelers' writings, English -- History and criticism.
Travelers' writings, American -- History and criticism.
English prose literature -- History and criticism.
British -- Foreign countries -- Historiography.
Voyages and travels -- Historiography.
Travel writing -- History.
Travel in literature.
Travelers -- History.
English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Author Hulme, Peter.
Youngs, Tim, 1961-
LC no. 2002023425
ISBN 052178140X
Other Titles Companion to travel writing
Travel writing