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Questions of travel [electronic resource] : postmodern discourses of displacement / Caren Kaplan.

Author/Creator:
Kaplan, Caren, 1955-
Publication:
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1996.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (258 p.)
Series:
Post-contemporary interventions.
Post-contemporary interventions
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Subjects:
Travel in literature.
Literature, Modern -- History and criticism.
Postmodernism (Literature).
Modernism (Literature).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Contemporary theory is replete with metaphors of travel-displacement, diaspora, borders, exile, migration, nomadism, homelessness, and tourism to name a few. In Questions of Travel, Caren Kaplan explores the various metaphoric uses of travel and displacement in literary and feminist theory, traces the political implications of this "traveling theory," and shows how various discourses of displacement link, rather than separate, modernism and postmodernism.Addressing a wide range of writers, including Paul Fussell, Edward Said, James Clifford, Gilles Deleuze, Jean Baudrillard, Ga
Contents:
QUESTIONS OF TRAVEL An Introduction
1 THIS QUESTION OF MOVING Modernist Exile/Postmodern Tourism
2 BECOMING NOMAD Poststructuralist Deterritorializations
3 TRAVELING THEORISTS Cosmopolitan Diasporas
4 POSTMODERN GEOGRAPHIES Feminist Politics of Location.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-231) and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 12. Dez 2020)
Contributor:
Fish, Stanley, editor., Editor,
Jameson, Fredric, editor., Editor,
ISBN:
1-283-06251-8
9786613062512
0-8223-8204-0
OCLC:
213455202
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780822382041 doi