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Travel narrative and the ends of modernity / Stacy Burton, University of Nevada.

Author/Creator:
Burton, Stacy.
Publication:
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Series:
Cambridge studies in American literature and culture.
Cambridge studies in American literature and culture
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (268 p.)
Subjects:
Travelers' writings, English -- History and criticism.
Travelers' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature)
Postmodernism (Literature)
Travel in literature.
Travel writing -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Combining theoretical arguments with close reading, this text traces how twentieth-century writers have reinvented travel narrative for new purposes.
Contents:
Introduction: Critical paradigms and problems
The privilege -and problem- of narrative authority
Modernist and postmodernist travels
Nostalgia and the spectacle of modernity
Perpetual wartime
The allure of authenticity.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-107-42498-4
1-107-42286-8
1-107-53975-7
1-107-41719-8
1-107-42096-2
1-107-41974-3
1-139-60020-6
1-107-41843-7
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