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Biography: The Documentary Sources

Christopher Tolley

in Domestic Biography: The Legacy of Evangelicalism in Four Nineteenth-Century Families

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206514
eISBN:
9780191677182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206514.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines family documents which range from the personal and spiritual to a more extrovert literature of reminiscence and celebrations. It notes that religion at Clapham encouraged the ... More


Pilgrimages to India

Theodore Ziolkowski

in Modes of Faith: Secular Surrogates for Lost Religious Belief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226983639
eISBN:
9780226983660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983660.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Many European thinkers, writers, and artists crisscrossed India on cultural pilgrimages in search of the paradise they regarded as lost in Western civilization—in the days when a trip to India meant ... More


The Charm of Novelty

Paul Carter

in The Road to Botany Bay: An Exploration of Landscape and History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669974
eISBN:
9781452946900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669974.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the explorer’s journal. Explorers write up their journeys to bring the country before their readers’ eyes and the journal is a critical equivalent of their spatial experience. ... More


Tod as an observer of landscape in Rajasthan and Gujarat

Florence D’Souza

in Knowledge, mediation and empire: James Tod's journeys among the Rajputs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090806
eISBN:
9781781708576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090806.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Based on the “Personal Narrative” or travel journal sections of Tod’s two major published works, this first chapter compares Tod’s depiction of landscape scenes with the ways in which Tod’s ... More


Remembrancing

Lee Humphreys

in The Qualified Self: Social Media and the Accounting of Everyday Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037853
eISBN:
9780262346252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037853.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter explores the practice of remembrancing. Media traces have long been a tool for remembering activities and experiences. The chapter examines the various ways that people create media ... More


Introduction1

in Habsburg Peru: Images, Imagination and Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239147
eISBN:
9781846313264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239147.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

For more than three centuries during the age of sail, the English were fascinated by the most remote of Spain's New World possessions, originally the Viceroyalty of Peru. From seamen and explorers to ... More


Diabolical Transformations: A Necessary Comrade

in The Skin of the System: On Germany's Socialist Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762472
eISBN:
9780804772488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762472.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the work, biography, and institutional commitments of Franz Fühmann, including his experience reading Georg Trakl as a fascist Wehrmacht soldier in the 1940s, his antifascist ... More


Site, Sight, and Symbol: Pompeii and Vesuvius in Corinne, or Italy

Barbara Witucki

in Pompeii in the Public Imagination from its Rediscovery to Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569366
eISBN:
9780191808265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569366.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The novel Corinne, or Italy (1807) is the sentimental story of a man's dilemma in choosing between two half-sisters for his wife. Though the novel incorporates so many elements of a travelogue, it ... More


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