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Travel Writing Tim Youngs

Travel Writing

Tim Youngs

Published November 9th 2012
ISBN : 9780415374989
Hardcover
1653 pages
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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 alsoMoreThe 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.