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The Poetics and Politics of Mobility
This collection of essays is an important contribution to travel writing studies -- looking beyond the explicitly political questions of postcolonial and gender discourses, it considers the form, poetics, institutions and reception of travel writing in the history of empire and its aftermath....
Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge
Nationalism, Ideology, Gender
This book examines how non-fictional travel accounts were rewritten, reshaped, and reoriented in translation between 1750 and 1850, a period that saw a sudden surge in the genre's popularity. It explores how these translations played a vital role in the transmission and circulation of knowledge...
Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge
This study examines and explains how British explorers visualized the African interior in the latter part of the nineteenth century, providing the first sustained analysis of the process by which this visual material was transformed into the illustrations in popular travel books. At that time,...
Published September 18th 2011 by Routledge
In this study, Marinova examines the diverse practices of crossing boundaries, tactics of translation, and experiences of double and multiple political and national attachments evident in texts about Russo-American encounters from the end of the American Civil War to the Russian...
Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge
Eyewitness Accounts of Colonialism in the Congo, Angola, and the Putumayo
This book examines eyewitness travel reports of atrocities committed in European-funded slave regimes in the Congo Free State, Portuguese West Africa, and the Putumayo district of the Amazon rainforest during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. During this time, British explorers,...
Published July 15th 2010 by Routledge
This book considers how contemporary travelers from Latin America write their journeys at and about home. How do Latin American writers of the late twentieth-century negotiate the hybrid and volatile category of travel writing, which has been shaped in large part by myriad Euro-American travelers?...
Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge
Travel and Ethics: Theory and Practice
To Be Published July 18th 2013
Impressions of Southern Italy: British Travel Writing from Henry Swinburne to Norman Douglas
To Be Published November 11th 2013
Tourism, Land and Landscape in Ireland: The Commodification of Culture
To Be Published January 30th 2014