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Title Keywords for travel writing studies : a critical glossary / edited by Charles Forsdick, Zoe Kinsley and Kathryn Walchester
Imprint London : Anthem Press 2019
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xxvi, 347 pages) : digital ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Anthem studies in travel
Anthem studies in travel
Note Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 17 Jul 2019)
In its attention to the 'keywords of travel', Keywords for Travel Writing Studies' takes into account the established status of studies in travel writing and the field's significance for an audience beyond the academy. It responds to what might be described as the 'mobility turn' in the arts and humanities over the past two decades. Each entry in the volume is around 1,000 words, and the style is more essayistic than encyclopaedic, with contributors providing a reflection on their chosen keyword from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. The emphasis on travelogues and other cultural representations of mobility drawn from a range of national and linguistic traditions ensures that the volume has a comparative dimension; the aim is to give an overview of each term in its historical and theoretical complexity, providing readers with a clear sense of how the selected words are essential to a critical understanding of travel writing. Each entry is complemented by an annotated bibliography of five essential items suggesting further reading
Subject Travel writing
Alt Author Forsdick, Charles, editor
Kinsley, Zoe, editor
Walchester, Kathryn, editor
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