Literature of Travel and Exploration: R to Z, index

Literature of Travel and Exploration: R to Z, index

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Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.Formerly reader in French at the School of Languages, Linguistics and Translation Studies, University of East Anglia. ... Kreigerserlebnis und Legendenbildung: Das Bild des modernen Kreiges in Literatur, Theater, Photo- graphie und ... Sousa, Ronald W. Professor of Portuguese, Spanish, and comparative literature, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ... second edition forthcoming), Dent Dictionary of Symbols in Christian Art (1994), Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words andanbsp;...

Title:Literature of Travel and Exploration: R to Z, index
Author: Jennifer Speake
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2003

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