Travel Writing

1st Edition

Tim Youngs, Charles Forsdick

Published November 12, 2012
Reference - 1653 Pages
ISBN 9780415374989 - CAT# RU74987
Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

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The past three decades have seen a remarkable growth of cross-disciplinary academic interest in travel writing. This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the best research from scholars around the world. The collection also features pieces by travel writers themselves discussing their work, including:

  • Michael Cronin on travel and translation
  • Robyn Davidson interviewed by Tim Youngs
  • Peter Hulme on Columbus
  • David Espey on Americans in Vietnam
  • John Hutnyk on Calcutta
  • Charles Forsdick on French travel writing
  • Mary Louise Pratt on travel-writing scholarship
  • Richard White on Australian travellers.

Volume1 focuses on the production of travel writing; Volume 2 on the contexts of travel writing; Volume 3 on modes of travel and types of traveller; and Volume 4 on critical approaches to travel writing.

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