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Handbook of British Travel Writing

Edited by: Barbara Schaff

This handbook offers a systematic exploration of current key topics in travel writing studies. It addresses the history, impact, and unique discursive variety of British travel writing by covering some of the most celebrated and canonical authors of the genre as well as lesser known ones in more than thirty close-reading chapters. Combining theoretically informed, astute literary criticism of single texts with the analysis of the circumstances of their production and reception, these chapters offer excellent possibilities for understanding the complexity and cultural relevance of British travel writing.

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Barbara Schaff, University of Göttingen, Germany.
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Audience: Academics (Anglophone Literary and Cultural Studies), Students (BA, MA and PhD level), Libraries, Institutes

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