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ISBN10: 069106850X ISBN13: 9780691068503 LCC: PN56 Edition: (acid-free paper)


Includes bibliographical references and index. Uses of the Grand Tour: Boswell and his contemporaries -- The philosophe as traveler: Diderot -- Circumnavigation: Bourgainville and Cook -- Travel for travel's sake: Stendhal -- Darwin's passionate voyage -- The perverse traveller: Flaubert in the Orient -- Freud and travel -- The other Italy: D.H. Lawrence -- Political witness: T.E. Lawrence and Gide -- Travel for science's sake: Malinowski and Levi-Strauss -- Writing the Orient: Barthes -- Originary displacement and the writer's burden: V.S. Naipaul.


  • LCC: PN56

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: 341 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition Info: (acid-free paper)


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