The Resource Curiosity and the aesthetics of travel writing, 1770-1840 : 'from an antique land', Nigel Leask

Curiosity and the aesthetics of travel writing, 1770-1840 : 'from an antique land', Nigel Leask

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Curiosity and the aesthetics of travel writing, 1770-1840 : 'from an antique land'
Title
Curiosity and the aesthetics of travel writing, 1770-1840
Title remainder
'from an antique land'
Statement of responsibility
Nigel Leask
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leask, Nigel
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR756.T72
LC item number
L43 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Travelers' writings, English
  • English prose literature
  • English prose literature
  • British
  • Travel writing
  • Antiquities in literature
  • Curiosity in literature
  • Travel in literature
  • Aesthetics, British
  • Reisverhalen
  • Engels
  • Reisbeschrijvingen
  • Nieuwsgierigheid
  • Reiseliteratur
  • Sehenswürdigkeit
  • Antike
  • Reisebericht
  • Neugier
  • Ästhetik
  • Aesthetics, British
  • Antiquities in literature
  • British
  • Curiosity in literature
  • English prose literature
  • Travel
  • Travel in literature
  • Travel writing
  • Travelers' writings, English
  • Ethiopia
  • Mexico
  • India
  • Egypt
  • Englisch
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Mexico
Label
Curiosity and the aesthetics of travel writing, 1770-1840 : 'from an antique land', Nigel Leask
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Practices and narratives of romantic travel. -- Cycles of accumulation, aesthetics of curiosity, and tempted exchange. -- Curious narrative and the problem of credit: James Bruce's Travels to discover the source of the Nile. -- 'Young Memmon' and romantic Egyptomania. -- Indian travel writing and the imperial picturesque. -- Domesticating distance: three women travel writers in British India. -- Alexander von Humboldt and the romantic imagination of America: the impossibility of personal narrative. -- Conclusion: William Bullock's Mexico and the reassertion of 'popular curiosity'
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 338 pages
Isbn
9780199247004
Lccn
2001036762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47667282
  • (OCoLC)ocm47667282
Label
Curiosity and the aesthetics of travel writing, 1770-1840 : 'from an antique land', Nigel Leask
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Practices and narratives of romantic travel. -- Cycles of accumulation, aesthetics of curiosity, and tempted exchange. -- Curious narrative and the problem of credit: James Bruce's Travels to discover the source of the Nile. -- 'Young Memmon' and romantic Egyptomania. -- Indian travel writing and the imperial picturesque. -- Domesticating distance: three women travel writers in British India. -- Alexander von Humboldt and the romantic imagination of America: the impossibility of personal narrative. -- Conclusion: William Bullock's Mexico and the reassertion of 'popular curiosity'
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 338 pages
Isbn
9780199247004
Lccn
2001036762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47667282
  • (OCoLC)ocm47667282

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