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The Resource Travellers' tales of wonder : Chatwin, Naipaul, Sebald, Simon Cooke

Travellers' tales of wonder : Chatwin, Naipaul, Sebald, Simon Cooke

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Travellers' tales of wonder : Chatwin, Naipaul, Sebald
Title
Travellers' tales of wonder
Title remainder
Chatwin, Naipaul, Sebald
Statement of responsibility
Simon Cooke
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This study challenges a sensibility of disenchantment with travel. It reassesses travel writing as an aesthetically and ethically innovative form in contemporary international literature, and demonstrates the crucial role of wonder in the travel narratives of writers such as Bruce Chatwin, V.S. Naipaul, and W.G. Sebald
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CDX
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
Travellers' tales of wonder : Chatwin, Naipaul, Sebald, Simon Cooke
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Travellers' tales of wonder : Chatwin, Naipaul, Sebald, Simon Cooke
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3366/j.ctt3fgtg6
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Note
Based on author's PhD thesis, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Germany, 2010
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-196) and index
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the wonder that came later -- [pt.] I. 'Horizon of expectations' : travels in literary history. A question of form : genre and the journey -- 'An end to journeying' : travel and its discontents in late modernity -- Forms of recovery and renewal : travels in contemporary literature -- [pt.] II. Readings in contemporary travelers' tales of wonder. Bruce Chatwin and the 'modern WONDER VOYAGE' : In Patagonia (1977) -- V.S. Naipaul and the 'gift of wonder' : The enigma of arrival (1987) -- W.G. Sebald's travels through 'das unentdeckte Land' : Die Ringe des Saturn (1995) -- Afterword : the 'unlimited vicissitudes of travelling.'
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