The Resource Journeys from Scandinavia : travelogues of Africa, Asia, and South America, 1840-2000, Elisabeth Oxfeldt, (electronic resource)

Journeys from Scandinavia : travelogues of Africa, Asia, and South America, 1840-2000, Elisabeth Oxfeldt, (electronic resource)

Label
Journeys from Scandinavia : travelogues of Africa, Asia, and South America, 1840-2000
Title
Journeys from Scandinavia
Title remainder
travelogues of Africa, Asia, and South America, 1840-2000
Statement of responsibility
Elisabeth Oxfeldt
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For all of the scholarship done on postcolonial literatures, little has been applied to Scandinavian writing. Yet, beginning with the onset of tourism beyond Scandinavia in the 1840s, a compelling body of prose works documents Scandinavian attitudes toward foreign countries and further shows how these Scandinavian travelers sought to portray themselves to uncharted cultures. Focusing on Danish and Norwegian travelogues, Elisabeth Oxfeldt traces the evolution of Scandinavian travel writing over two centuries using pivotal texts from each era, including works by Hans Christian Andersen, Knut Hams
Cataloging source
N$T
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Oxfeldt, Elisabeth
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PT7073.T73
LC item number
O94 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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ebrary
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  • Travelers' writings, Scandinavian
  • Travel in literature
  • Travelers in literature
  • Postcolonialism in literature
  • Other (Philosophy) in literature
  • Exoticism in literature
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • History and criticism
  • In literature
  • South America
  • Travelers' writings, Scandinavian
  • Literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • HISTORY
  • Exoticism in literature
  • Literature
  • Other (Philosophy) in literature
  • Postcolonialism in literature
  • Travel in literature
  • Travelers in literature
  • Travelers' writings, Scandinavian
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • South America
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • South America
Label
Journeys from Scandinavia : travelogues of Africa, Asia, and South America, 1840-2000, Elisabeth Oxfeldt, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Romantic journeys to the Orient: Discovering his inner Turk: Hans Christian Andersen's commodification of the exotic; the hyphenated woman: Elisabeth Jerichau-Baumann's juggling categories of gender, nation, and ethnicity; the ironic traveler: danger and identity in Knut Hamsun's Oriental travelogues -- Part II. Modern primitive travel: savage science: Johannes V. Jensen in the Malay jungle; humor, gender, and nationality: Isak Dinesen's encounter with Africa; the traveler and the tourist: Axel Jensen's desperate frolic in the Sahara -- Part III. Late and postmodern travel: From the personal to the universal-and back: Carsten Jensen around the world; futile journeys: parody, postmodernism, and postnationalism in Erlend Loe's traveling
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 301 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780816673469
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttbhgtm
System control number
  • (OCoLC)698117358
  • (OCoLC)ocn698117358
Label
Journeys from Scandinavia : travelogues of Africa, Asia, and South America, 1840-2000, Elisabeth Oxfeldt, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Romantic journeys to the Orient: Discovering his inner Turk: Hans Christian Andersen's commodification of the exotic; the hyphenated woman: Elisabeth Jerichau-Baumann's juggling categories of gender, nation, and ethnicity; the ironic traveler: danger and identity in Knut Hamsun's Oriental travelogues -- Part II. Modern primitive travel: savage science: Johannes V. Jensen in the Malay jungle; humor, gender, and nationality: Isak Dinesen's encounter with Africa; the traveler and the tourist: Axel Jensen's desperate frolic in the Sahara -- Part III. Late and postmodern travel: From the personal to the universal-and back: Carsten Jensen around the world; futile journeys: parody, postmodernism, and postnationalism in Erlend Loe's traveling
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 301 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780816673469
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttbhgtm
System control number
  • (OCoLC)698117358
  • (OCoLC)ocn698117358

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