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Travellers, Pirates, and Pilgrims

JOHN J. RICHETTI

in Popular Fiction before Richardson: Narrative Patterns 1700–1739

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112631
eISBN:
9780191670824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112631.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses three literary concepts that were an important part of the English novels: pilgrims, pirates, and travellers. One example of a popular novel during the seventeenth and ... More


. Travellers and Other Transients: Patrick Leigh Fermor and his Followers (1945–1998)

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/9780198112150.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Twelve years after Jean Rhys's visit, it was from Elma Napier's house that Patrick Leigh Fermor set out to visit the Caribs. Fermor's account of his visit to the Carib Reserve was published in the ... More


A Reading of Readings: English Travel Books, Audiences, and Modern Chinese History, c. 1832 to the Present1

Ting Man Tsao

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/9789622099142.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter investigates the influence of the Ship Amherst voyage and subsequent narrations. The original journey involved a compact between Hugh Lindsay and Charles Gutzlaff, an alliance of British ... More


James, Pennell, and the Art of the Travelogue

in The Illustration of the Master: Henry James and the Magazine Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768740
eISBN:
9780804776233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768740.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In the decades after the Civil War, European travel emerged as an important part of modern American life, and noted authors published numerous travel articles in upscale periodicals. Henry James ... More


Locke's Travel Books

Barbara Arneil

in John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279679
eISBN:
9780191684296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279679.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

There has been a great debate surrounding John Locke's state of nature as described in his Two Treatises of Government. Political theorists have demanded a coherent account of Locke's ambiguous ... More


Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Paul Turner

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book continues the story of English literature through most of the Victorian period — a period that in religion and politics, science and technology, social life and its physical environment, ... More


French Romantic Travel Writing: Chateaubriand to Nerval

C. W. Thompson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199233540
eISBN:
9780191730948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233540.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Most leading French authors wrote travel books in the first half of the nineteenth century. This book is the first study exclusively devoted to surveying the Romantic travelogues they produced and ... More


Lisbon as Destination: Josep Pla's Iberianism through His Travels to Portugal

Joan Ramon Resina

in Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In Direcció Lisboa, Josep Pla effects a redistribution of Iberian cultural space. The Civil War had forced him to accept the utopian character of the Iberian federation, and the demise of this ... More


Travel Writing

Éadaoin Agnew

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the published accounts of travellers to and from Ireland in the nineteenth century. In the early nineteenth-century, the new imperial relationship with Britain meant that, for ... More


Two Years, Three Books, Seven Volumes

Jeffrey Abt

in American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226001104
eISBN:
9780226001128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001128.003.0054
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From 1895 to 1907, James Henry Breasted produced a voluminous amount of research, much of it conducted in Europe, establishing himself as a rising star in Egyptology worldwide. He wrote numerous ... More


Piety and Knowledge

Abigail Williams

in The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300208290
eISBN:
9780300228106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208290.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers how books about history, science, or religion were shared. Library catalogues and diaries show that the borrowing, selling, and reading of sermons, histories, and travel ... More


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