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Travel in Translation: Julio Camba and Josep Pla Write for a Home Audience

Regina Galasso

in Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941121
eISBN:
9781789629354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This part focuses on the travel texts of Julio Camba and Josep Pla, writers from opposite sides of the Iberian Peninsula, who wrote the city for professional reasons. The works of Camba and Pla ... More


Travelling the Tasman world: travel writing and narratives of transit

Anna Johnston

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter draws upon the burgeoning genre of nineteenth-century travel writing to map a transcolonial and mobile consciousness through which New Zealand and Australian settler colonial identities ... More


Travel writers and romantics?

Angela K. Smith

in British Women of the Eastern Front: War, Writing and Experience in Serbia and Russia, 1914-20

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096181
eISBN:
9781526115027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096181.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

For many British women the exoticism and difference of the East proved to be a powerful draw. The 'otherness' of their experiences in Serbia and Russia inspired them to adopt a range of different ... More


Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Regina Galasso

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941121
eISBN:
9781789629354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The cultural production of Spanish-speaking New York is closely linked to the Caribbean and to Latin America at large, but the city also plays a pivotal role in the work of a host of authors from the ... More


Introduction New York as an Iberian City

Regina Galasso

in Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941121
eISBN:
9781789629354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The introduction offers an overview of the critical tendencies surrounding Iberian literatures and their relationship with New York City, and situates this book within Iberian literary studies as ... More


Remaking Nest:: eighteenth- and nineteenth-century views

Susan M. Johns

in Gender, nation and conquest in the high Middle Ages: Nest of Deheubarth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089992
eISBN:
9781781706039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089992.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter considers the historiography of Nest and women in medieval Wales, broadly understood, from the early eighteenth century to the emergence of formal academic historiography. It assesses ... More


The Source of an Avant-Garde Voice: Music and Photography in José Moreno Villa

Regina Galasso

in Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941121
eISBN:
9781789629354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This part studies the New York prose and poetry of José Moreno Villa, one of the most overlooked cultural figures of twentieth-century Iberian Studies. As a gateway to the context surrounding Moreno ... More


Introduction: The Wonder that Came Later

Simon Cooke

in Travellers' Tales of Wonder: Chatwin, Naipaul, Sebald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748675463
eISBN:
9780748684373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675463.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Introduction outlines ‘travellers’ tales of wonder’ as an area of inquiry, and as a demonstrable presence in contemporary international literature – despite a tendency to regard travel in the ... More


“Ceci n’est pas un voyage”

Vincent Debaene

in Far Afield: French Anthropology between Science and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226106908
eISBN:
9780226107233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107233.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter situates ethnographic fieldwork in relation to changing conceptions of travel and travel literature in France. In the early twentieth century, grand voyages from the Romantic period fell ... More


The Hippie Trail: A History

Sharif Gemie and Brian Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526114624
eISBN:
9781526132437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114624.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This is the first history of the hippy trail. Based on interviews and self-published works, it records the joys and pains of budget travel out to Kathmandu, India, Afghanistan and other ‘points east’ ... More


Through the mill: Margaret Harkness on conjectural history and utilitarian philosophy

Lisa C. Robertson

in Margaret Harkness: Writing social engagement 1880-1921

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526123503
eISBN:
9781526141972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123503.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter evaluates the writing Harkness produced during her time living in the countries that are now India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Placing Harkness’s work in a nineteenth-century tradition of ... More


‘In Search of the Picturesque’

Joan Mickelson Gaughan

in The 'Incumberances': British Women in India, 1615-1856

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092148
eISBN:
9780199082780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092148.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

The acquisition of empire allowed women to travel about and explore India as they never had been able to before. The result was a new genre of literature in English—travel writing by women. After ... More


‘Breaking away’: Beatrice Grimshaw and the commercial woman writer

Jane Mahony and Eve Patten

in Irish Women'S Writing, 1878-1922: Advancing the Cause of Liberty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097584
eISBN:
9781526115225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097584.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter surveys Grimshaw’s writing from its Ulster origins and considers her as one of several independent women writers in the period who successfully adapted an instinctive feminism to the ... More


Constructing Nest in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries

Susan M. Johns

in Gender, nation and conquest in the high Middle Ages: Nest of Deheubarth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089992
eISBN:
9781781706039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089992.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter provides an opportunity to look at role of medieval Welsh women in formal and less formal presentations of history: in the academic historiography, and also in more populist writings, at ... More


Tristes Tropiques: The Search for Correspondence and the Logic of the Sensible

Vincent Debaene

in Far Afield: French Anthropology between Science and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226106908
eISBN:
9780226107233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107233.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Although texts written by Lévi-Strauss at the end of the 1930s indicate that his research trip to Brazil was made in search of a supposedly pure form of alterity, the structure and content of Tristes ... More


Exploration, Cartography and Navigation

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning Exploration, Cartography, and Navigation, subdivided by era spanning Ancient and Medieval up to 1990, and including Navigational Methodologies, ... More


Constructing beauty, constructing gender

Susan M. Johns

in Gender, nation and conquest in the high Middle Ages: Nest of Deheubarth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089992
eISBN:
9781781706039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089992.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Nest’s beauty is a central motif in interpretations of her and is key to the construction of her as the ‘Welsh Helen of Troy’. Her beauty is particularly emphasized in genres such as modern popular ... More


The Scroobious Traveller

James Williams

in Edward Lear

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780746312216
eISBN:
9781789629064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312216.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter is about Lear’s experiences as a traveller, and how they shaped him as a writer. It considers the way his poems and paintings are animated by dramas of arrival, departure, and being left ... More


Rewriting Fairyland: Isabella Bird and the Spectacle of Nineteenth-Century Japan

Andrea Kaston Tange

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Illustrated papers were not only crucial for imaging women’s bodies and identities but also for depicting other cultures, often through an imperialist lens. As Andrea Kaston Tange notes in this ... More


Edward Lear

James Williams

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780746312216
eISBN:
9781789629064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312216.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Edward Lear wrote a well-known autobiographical poem that begins “How pleasant to know Mr Lear!” But how well do we really know him? On the one hand he is, in John Ashbery’s words, “one of the most ... More


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