Series: Routledge Literature Companions
The Routledge Companion to Travel Writing offers the ideal springboard for beginners to the area, but is also an essential resource for those already working in the field. Each essay provides the historical, theoretical and cultural contexts as well as cutting-edge approaches and close readings of...
To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge
Images and Interpretations from Antiquity to the Present Day
Tales of shipwreck have always fascinated audiences, and as a result there is a rich literature of suffering at sea, and an equally rich tradition of visual art depicting this theme. Exploring the shifting semiotics and symbolism of shipwreck, the interdisciplinary essays in this volume provide a...
Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge
Series: The New Critical Idiom
An increasingly popular genre – addressing issues of empire, colonialism, post-colonialism, globalization, gender and politics – travel writing offers the reader a movement between the familiar and the unknown. In this volume, Carl Thompson: introduces the genre, outlining competing...
Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge