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Villon's Last Will: Language and Authority in the Testament

Tony Hunt

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159148
eISBN:
9780191673528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159148.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Villon studies have traditionally emphasized the documentary and didactic value of the Testament, concentrating on problems of historical referentiality. It is assumed that the work has a significant ... More


Amitav Ghosh and Caryl Phillips: Global Travel, Then and Now

in Mobility at Large: Globalization, Textuality and Innovative Travel Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318214
eISBN:
9781846317736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317736.003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines travel texts that reverse or challenge the Eurocentric conventions of the genre: In an Antique Land by Amitav Ghosh and The Atlantic Sound by Caryl Phillips. It explains that ... More


Mobility at Large: Globalization, Textuality and Innovative Travel Writing

Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318214
eISBN:
9781846317736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317736
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores a unique trajectory of travel writing. Instead of focusing on best-selling travel texts by Paul Theroux, Bill Bryson, Michael Palin, Alain de Botton and others, this book examines ... More


Travelling with the Ondaatje Bros.

in Mobility at Large: Globalization, Textuality and Innovative Travel Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318214
eISBN:
9781846317736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317736.002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter compares Christopher Ondaatje's conventional travel narrative The Man Eater of Punanai and his brother Michael Ondaatje's experimental travel text Running in the Family. It analyzes how ... More


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