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‘A free Government & Religion rational & pure’: Two Versions of Nation

Emma Major

in Madam Britannia: Women, Church, and Nation 1712-1812

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199699377
eISBN:
9780191738029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699377.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter contrasts two interpretations of Britain as a nation of Liberty. The first half of the chapter discusses Elizabeth Montagu’s trip to France. She described herself as particularly blessed ... More


Admit Him into the Covenant of Abraham?: Circumcision and Other Birth Rituals

Yaacov Deutsch

in Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756537
eISBN:
9780199950201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756537.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on a topic that pertains to the life cycle—birth and its attendant ritual. Birth rituals are indeed among the most popular subjects in our corpus. A case in point is circumcision ... More


After the Bubble: Post-Imperial Tokyo

Steve Clark

in Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter restores a historicist dimension by emphasizing the specific determinants of the urban phenomenology characteristic of recent representations of Tokyo, in particular the curious mixture ... More


Afterword

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book aims to take travel writing seriously as an object of scholarly attention. To that end, it has attempted to bring techniques of literary analysis to travel writing, has researched travel ... More


American Ambassadors: Travellers in the Cold War

David Seed

in American Travel and Empire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311802
eISBN:
9781846315084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311802.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses how American travellers during the Cold War became increasingly conscious of geopolitical tensions exacerbated by the fact that they were often under surveillance by the FBI or ... More


American Travel and Empire

David Seed

Susan Castillo (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311802
eISBN:
9781846315084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315084
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this collection, leading scholars in the field examine the interfaces between narratives of travel and of empire. The term ‘American’, used here in the hemispheric sense, and ‘American travel ... More


Andrew Borde: Authorship and Identity in Reformation England

Cathy Shrank

in Writing the Nation in Reformation England, 1530–1580

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268887
eISBN:
9780191708473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268887.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores how the physician and ex-Carthusian monk Borde (or Boorde) used his letters and printed works in the immediate aftermath of the first wave of the English Reformation to fashion ... More


“As I spin along the roads I remodel my life”: Travel Films “projected into the shape of Orlando”

Leslie Kathleen Hankins

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the cinematic inter-texts of Virginia Woolf's novel Orlando in 1920s travel films to show how Woolf, through the creation of “film clip portals,” re-directs—rather than simply ... More


Assembling Words and Worlds

Innes M. Keighren, Charles W. J. Withers, and Bill Bell

in Travels into Print: Exploration, Writing, and Publishing with John Murray, 1773-1859

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226429533
eISBN:
9780226233574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226233574.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The study of travel and travel writing is of considerable importance to a variety of disciplines. Here, we review the principal features of the processes disclosed in turning the words of travellers ... More


Atlantic Travels: Beyond the Slave Ship?

in Postcolonial Eyes: Intercontinental Travel in Francophone African Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310492
eISBN:
9781846315589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315589.005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses on two texts that present a black transnational Atlantic exchange emanating from west-bound transatlantic travel and focusing on an American point of intersection: Lamine ... More


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