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Mark Twain, travel books, and tourism : the tide of a great popular movement / Jeffrey Alan Melton.

Author/Creator:
Melton, Jeffrey Alan, 1962-
Publication:
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 200 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Studies in American literary realism and naturalism
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Subjects:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Contributions in travel writing.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Americans -- Foreign countries -- History -- 19th century.
Travelers' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Voyages and travels -- History -- 19th century.
Travel writing -- History -- 19th century.
Tourism -- History -- 19th century.
Contents:
The success of travel books and the failure of tourism
Tourism and travel writing in the nineteenth century
Touring the Old World : faith and leisure in The innocents abroad and A tramp abroad
Touring the New World : the search for home in Roughing it and Life on the Mississippi
Touring the round : imperialism and the failure of travel writing in Following the equator.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-196) and index.
ISBN:
0817311602 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
48475639