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Issues in travel writing : empire, spectacle, and displacement

Author: Kristi Siegel
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, ©2002.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Issues in travel writing.
New York : Peter Lang, ©2002
Online version:
Issues in travel writing.
New York : Peter Lang, ©2002
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kristi Siegel
ISBN: 0820445800 9780820445809
OCLC Number: 49249787
Description: vii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Travel Writing and Travel Theory / Kristi Siegel --
pt. 1. Empire: Reassessing Imperialist Travel Writing --
Ch. 1. Race and Modernity in Theodore Roosevelt's and Ernest Hemingway's African Travel Writing / Edward Whitley --
Ch. 2. British Travel Writing and Imperial Authority / Melanie R. Hunter --
Ch. 3. Travel Writing and the Imperial Subject in 1930s Prose: Waugh, Bowen, Smith, and Orwell / Adam Piette --
Ch. 4. Contemporary German Journeys to Italy / Cecilia Novero --
Ch. 5. Constance Fredericka Gordon Cumming's "Picturesque" Vision: A Christian, Westernized Hawai'i / Andrea Feeser --
pt. 2. Spectacle: Mapping Cultural and Spiritual Landscapes --
Ch. 6. Travel as spectacle: the illusion of knowledge and sight / Kristi Siegel and Toni B. Wulff --
Ch. 7. Baudrillard's explorations of Tocqueville's America : Wandering in Hyperdemocracy / Marco Diani --
Ch. 8. Simone de Veauvoir's America Day by Day : Reel to real / Gary Totten --
Ch. 9. St. Lawrence and the pagans in The marvels of Rome / Cynthia Ho --
Ch. 10. John McPhee's spiritual journeys : The authenticating eye / Theodore C. Humphrey --
Ch. 11. Kurt Vonnegut's search for soul / Donna Foran --
Ch. 12. Willa Cather's Nebraska prairie : Remembering the spirit of its land and people / Heidi N. Sjostrom --
Ch. 13. Dorothy Richardson's pilgrimage as a journey down to the center of being / Maria Francisca Llantada Diaz --
pt. 3. Displacement : Situating identity, home, and diaspora --
Ch. 14. In the ruins of diaspora : A southern Italian perspective / Joseph Pugliese --
Ch. 15. (Re)-Visiting Der Heim : The amazing return to the place you've never been which isn't there / Andrew Palmer --
Ch. 16. Australian Muslim experiences of the Meccan pilgrimage or Hajj / Katy Nebhan --
Ch. 17. A million enigmas now : V.S. Naipaul's use of landscape in the construction of the "English" self / Pallavi Rastogi --
Ch. 18. Jonathan Raban's Coasting and literary strategies in contemporary British travel writing / Jan Borm.
Responsibility: edited by Kristi Siegel.
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