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Travel narratives.

Sue Ridge

Travel narratives.

by Sue Ridge

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Published in [2000] .
Written in English

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  • Ridge, Sue.

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    Travel narratives was commissioned for Norwich Station as part of Optical Illusions, a festival of photography which aimed to contribute to current debates taking place around photography, publishing and new media.

    ContributionsRendell, Jane, 1967-, Commissions East., Chelsea College of Art and Design.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19011036M
    ISBN 101870540522

      "Travel Narratives in Translation, Nationalism, Ideology, Gender is a timely and important contribution to the continued growth of Translation Studies and catches the zeitgeist currently emerging in the field of Romantic-period studies concerning the significance of translation as the means of inter-cultural, literary and socio Pages: (7) Make sure your book is better than great. This is probably the most important advice I can offer when it comes to writing a travel narrative. In fact, it applies to anyone trying to get a book published. I talk more about this in the right-hand column on this page. (8) Give yourself a realistic timeframe. Publishing is a very slow process.

      By bringing the "travel paradigm" to bear upon a variety of fictional and nonfictional texts, Traveling South: Travel Narratives and the Construction of American Identity challenges the historically narrow definition of travel literature, and explores the critically overlooked significance of southern travel writings in the construction of national identity between the Revolutionary and Civil Author: Edlie L. Wong. About the Book Inverting the conventional imagery of European travel narratives about South Asia, this omnibus brings together three fascinating accounts of Indian interaction with the West. It raises interesting questions about cross-cultural encounters. Is the West objectively perceived and represented? Do observers colour fact with fiction?

    The book provides a survey of famous travel narratives: James Boswell's journal of a tour to Corsica and account of his trip to Scotland with Samuel Johnson, Laurence Sterne's enigmatic Sentimental Journey, Tobias Smollett's Travels through France and Italy. Negotiating between inventory and invention, these texts invite a reconsideration of Author: Jean Viviès. In Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery, historian Peter C. Mancall has compiled some of the most important travel accounts of this era. Written by authors from Spain, France, Italy, England, China, and North Africa describing locations that range from Brazil to Canada, China to Virginia, and Angola to Vietnam, these accounts provided.


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