Travel Writing and the Natural World, 1768-1840, Hardback Book

Travel Writing and the Natural World, 1768-1840 Hardback

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Taking as a starting point the parallel occurrence of Cook's Pacific voyages, the development of natural history, scenic tourism in Britain, and romantic travel in Europe, this book argues that the effect of these practices was the production of nature as an abstract space and that the genre of travel writing had a central role in reproducing it.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 243 pages, X, 243 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
  • ISBN: 9781137030351

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