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Title Under Eastern eyes : a comparative introduction to East European travel writing on Europe / edited by Wendy Bracewell & Alex Drace-Francis
Edition 1st ed
Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 388 pages) : illustrations
Series East looks West ; v. 2
East looks West ; v. 2
Contents Towards a natural history of East European travel writing / Alex Drace-Francis -- The travel narrative as a (literary) genre / David Chirico -- The limits of Europe in East European travel writing / Wendy Bracewell -- "They are laughing at us" : Hungarian travellers and early modern European identity / Graeme Murdock -- Travels through the Slav world / Wendy Bracewell -- The odyssey of national discovery : Hungarians in Hungary and abroad, 1750-1850 / Irina v. Popova-Nowak -- European identity and romantic irony : Juliusz Słowacki's journey to Greece / Maria Kalinowska -- Metaphor and monumentality: the travels of Nicolae Iorga / Andi Mihalache -- Oh, to be a European! : what Rastko Petrović learnt in Africa / Zoran Milutinović -- Excursions into national specificity and European identity : Mihail Sebastian's interwar travel reportage / Diana Georgescu -- The cold-war traveller's gaze : Jan Lenica's 1954 sketchbook of London / Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius -- Images of the West in Bulgarian travel writing during socialism (1945-1989) / Rossitza Guentcheva
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject East Europeans -- Travel -- Europe -- History
Travelers' writings, East European -- History and criticism
HISTORY / Europe / Eastern
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary.
Travelers' writings, East European.
Europe -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Bracewell, Wendy.
Drace-Francis, Alex.
LC no. 2008001270
ISBN 1435655990