The Contemporary Anglophone Travel Novel: The Aesthetics of Self-Fashioning in the Era of Globalization

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The Contemporary Anglophone Travel Novel explores the themes of alienation and displacement in a genre of post-World War II novels that portrays the pursuit of an authentic travel experience in a culturally unfamiliar place. Levin explores two questions: why does travel to an "undiscovered" place-one imagined outside the bounds of modernity-remain an enduring preoccupation in western civilization; and how does the representation of adventure travel change in the era of mass culture, when global capitalism expands at a rapid ...

The Contemporary Anglophone Travel Novel: The Aesthetics of Self-Fashioning in the Era of Globalization 2012, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415542333

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The Contemporary Anglophone Travel Novel: The Aesthetics of Self-Fashioning in the Era of Globalization 2008, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415955492

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