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Adorno, Theodor W, 'On Proust' in Theodor W Adorno Notes to Literature, Vol. 2 (New York: Columbia University Press, 1992), pp. 312-317.  More Details.

Antosa, Silvia, Richard Francis Burton: Victorian Explorer and Translator. (Bern: Peter Lang, 2012).  More Details.

Ausband, Stephen Conrad, Byrd's Line. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2002).  More Details.

Babb, Genie, '"Preserv[ing] the Freshness of the System": itineraries of the Body in Alexander Bain's Rhetoric of Travel', Symbiosis, Vol 8 No 1 (2004), pp. 63-76.  More Details.

Badin, Donatella Abbate, Lady Morgan's Italy: Anglo–Irish Sensibilities and Italian Realities in Post Restoration Italy. (Bethesda: Maunsel, 2008).  More Details.

Bickel, Lennard, Shackleton's Forgotten Men: The Untold Story of an Antarctic Tragedy. (London: Pimlico, 2001).  More Details.

Boisseau, Tracey Jean, White Queen: May French-Sheldon and the Imperial Origins of American Feminist Identity. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004).  More Details.

Bosworth, Clifford Edmund, An Intrepid Scot: William Lithgow of Lanark's Travels in the Ottoman Lands, North Africa and Central Europe, 1609–21. (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006).  More Details.

Brown, Dana (ed), A Tourist's New England: Travel Fiction, 1820-1920. (Hanover, Vermont: University Press of New England, 1999).  More Details.

Bruna, Giulia, J. M. Synge and Travel Writing of the Irish Revival . (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2017).  More Details.

Buckton, Oliver, Crusing with Robert Louis Stevenson: Travel, Narrative, and the Colonial Body. (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2007).  More Details.

Chatwin, Elizabeth and Shakespeare, Nicholas (ed), Under The Sun: The Letters of Bruce Chatwin. (London: Jonathan Cape, 2010).  More Details.

Clapp, Susannah, With Chatwin: Portrait of a Writer. (London: Jonathan Cape, 1997).  More Details.

Clavier, Berndt, John Barth and Postmodernism: Spatiality, Travel, Montage. (New York: Peter Lang, 2007).  More Details.

Colbert, Benjamin, Shelley's Eye: Travel Writing and Aesthetic Vision. (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005).  More Details.

Constantine, Mary-Ann and Leask, Nigel (ed), Enlightenment Travel and British Identities: Thomas Pennant's Tours of Scotland and Wales. (London: Anthem, 2017).  More Details.

Corley, Liam, Bayard Taylor: Determined Dreamer of America's Rise, 1825-1878. (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2014).  More Details.

Curtis, Wayne, The Last Great Walk: The True Story of a 1909 Walk from New York to San Francisco, and Why it Matters Today. (Emmaus, PA: Rodale Books, 2014).  More Details.

Darnouw, Dagmar, Naipaul's Strangers. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003).  More Details.

Davis, Natalie, Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim Between Worlds. (New York: Hill and Wang, 2006).  More Details.

Deacon, Desley, Elsie Clews Parsons: Inventing Modern Life. (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1997).  More Details.

Dixon, Robert, Photography, Early Cinema and Colonial Modernity: Frank Hurley's Synchronized Lecture Entertainments. (London: Anthem Press, 2012).  More Details.

Fenwick, Gillian, Traveling Genius: The Writing Life of Jan Morris. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008).  More Details.

Fenwick, Gillian, Understanding Tim Parks. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2006).  More Details.

Forsdick, Charles, Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000).  More Details.

Fortuny, Kim, Elizabeth Bishop: The Art of Travel. (Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 2003).  More Details.

Foster, William C (ed), The La Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River: A Lost Manuscript of Nicolas de La Salle. (College Station, Texas: Texas A & M University Press, 2004).  More Details.

Fowler, Corinne, 'Interview with Christina Lamb', (2004).  More Details.

Geniese, Jane Fletcher, Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark. (New York: Random House, 1999).  More Details.

Gogwilt, Christopher, The Invention of the West: Joseph Conrad and the Double Mapping of Europe. (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1995).  More Details.

Gray, Edward G, The Making of John Ledyard: Empire and Ambition in the Life of an Early American Traveler. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007).  More Details.

Hansson, Karin (ed), Journeys, Myths and the Age of Travel: Joseph Conrad's Era. (Karlskrona: University of Karlskrona / Ronneby, 1998).  More Details.

Hudson, Nicholas and Santesso , Aaron (ed), Swift’s Travels: Eighteenth-Century Satire and its Legacy. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008).  More Details.

Huser, Verne, On the River with Lewis and Clark. (College Station, Texas: Texas A & M University Press, 2004).  More Details.

Iyer, Pico, The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. (New York: Knopf, 2008).  More Details.

Jennings, Rachel, 'Interview with Joan Fry', (2009).  More Details.

Kandiyoti, Dalia, 'Roland Barthes Abroad' in Jean-Michel Rabat (ed), Writing the Image after Roland Barthes (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997), pp. 228-242.  More Details.

Knight, Diana, Barthes and Utopia: Space, Travel, Writing. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997).  More Details.

Kohn, Denise and Meer, Sarah and Todd, Emily (ed), Transatlantic Stowe: Harriet Beecher Stowe and European Culture. (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2006).  More Details.

Laursen, John Christian, 'Irony and Toleration: Lessons from the Travels of Mendes Pinto', Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, Vol 6 No 2 (2003), pp. 21-40.  More Details.

Lenz, William E, Ruins, Revolution, and Manifest Destiny: John Lloyd Stephens Creates the Maya. (Bern: Peter Lang, 2013).  More Details.

Lipska, Aneta, The Travel Writings of Marguerite Blessington: The Most Gorgeous Lady on the Tour. (London: Anthem Press, 2017).  More Details.

Livingstone, Justin, Livingstone's 'Lives': A Metabiography of a Victorian Icon. (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014).  More Details.

Mahdavi, Shireen, For God, Mammon and Country: A Nineteenth-Century Persian Merchant. (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 2000).  More Details.

Manfredi, Carla, Robert Louis Stevensons Pacific Impressions: Photography and Travel Writing, 18881894. (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).  More Details.

Marius - Mircea, Crisan, The Birth of the Dracula Myth: Bram Stoker's Transylvania. (Bucharest: Pro Universitaria, 2013).  More Details.

Marozzi, Justin, The Way of Herodotus: Travels With the Man Who Invented History. (Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, 2008).  More Details.

Meanor, Patrick, Bruce Chatwin. (New York: Twayne, 1997).  More Details.

Melton, Jeffrey Alan, Mark Twain, Travel Books and Tourism: The Tide of a Great Popular Movement. (Tuscaloosa and London: University of Alabama Press, 2002).  More Details.

Mercer, Wendy S, The Life and Travels of Xavier Marmier (1808-1892): Bringing World Literature to France. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006).  More Details.

Micklewright, Nancy, A Victorian Traveler in the Middle East: The Photography and Travel Writing of Anne Lady Brassey. (Aldershot: Asgate, 2003).  More Details.

Millard, Candice, The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey. (New York: Doubleday, 2006).  More Details.

Milton, Giles, Nathan's Nutmeg; or, The True and Incredible Adventures of the Spice Trader who Changed the Course of History. (London: Penguin, 1999).  More Details.

Moffat, Rachel, 'Interview with Dervla Murphy', (2009).  More Details.

Mort, Terry (ed), Mark Twain on Travel. (Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press, 2005).  More Details.

Murray, Earl, In the Arms of the Sky. (New York: Forge, 1998).  More Details.

Nicholl, Charles, Somebody Else: Arthur Rimbaud in Africa,1880-91. (London: Jonathan Cape, 1997).  More Details.

Reid, John Phillip and Ridge, Martin, Contested Empires: Peter Skene Ogden and the Snake River. (Norman and London: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002).  More Details.

Riemenschnitter, Andrea, 'Traveler's Vocation: Xu Xiake and his Excursion to the Southwestern Frontier' in Nicola Di Cosmo and Don J Wyatt (ed), Political Frontiers, Ethnic Boundaries and Human Geographies in Chinese History (London: Routledge / Curzon, 2003).  More Details.

Rita, Severi, 'Ouida: Wildes Lionne and The Womans World', Angelistica Pisana, Vol 5 No 1/2 (2009), pp. 131-141.  More Details.

Ropero, Mara Lourdes Lpez, 'Travel Writing and Postcoloniality: Caryl Phillips's The Atlantic Sound', Atlantis, Vol 25 No 1 (2003), pp. 51-62.  More Details.

Rose, Lisle A, Explorer: The Life of Richard E. Byrd. (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2008).  More Details.

Sanborn, Geoffrey, The Sign of the Cannibal: Melville and the Making of a Post-Colonial Reader. (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1998).  More Details.

Shakespeare, Nicholas, Bruce Chatwin. (London: Harvill Press, 1999).  More Details.

Slaughter, Thomas P, Exploring Lewis and Clarke: Reflections on Men and Wilderneess. (New York: Knopf, 2003).  More Details.

Smith, Virginia Whatley (ed), Richard Wright's Travel Writings: New Reflections. (Jackson, MI: University Press of Mississippi, 2001).  More Details.

Sullivan, Gerald, Margaret Mead, Gregory Bateson, and Highland Bali: Fieldwork Photographs of Bayund Gedé, 1936-1959. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999).  More Details.

Taylor, Andrew, God's Fugitive: The Life of Charles Montagu Doughty. (London: Harper Collins, 1999).  More Details.

Totten, Gary, 'Embodying Segregation: Ida B Wells and the Cultural Work of Travel', African American Review, Vol 42 (2008), pp. 47-60.  More Details.

Trevor-Roper, Hugh, Hermit of Peking: The hidden life of Sir Edmund Backhouse. [1976] (London: Eland, 1993).  More Details.

Turoma, Sanna, Brodsky Abroad: Empire, Tourism, Nostalgia. (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2010).  More Details.

Tzanaki, Rosemary, Mandeville's Medieval Audiences: A Study on the Reception of the Book of Sir John Mandeville. (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003).  More Details.

Unwin, Timothy, Jules Verne: Journeys in Writing. (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2005).  More Details.

Ward, Julian, Xu Xiake (1587-1641): The Art of Travel Writing. (Richmond: Curzon, 2001).  More Details.

Welz, Stefan and Schenkel, Elmar (ed), Dickens on the Move: Travels and Transformations. (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2014).  More Details.

Wright, Sarah Bird, Edith Wharton's Travel Writing: The Making of a Connoisseur. (New York: St Martin's Press, 1997).  More Details.

Wright, Sarah Bird, Edith Wharton's Travel Writing: The Making of a Connoisseur. (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997).  More Details.

Wyatt, John, Wordsworth's Poems of Travel, 1819-42: 'Such Sweet Wayfaring'. (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmilan, 1999).  More Details.

Youngs, Tim, 'Auden's Travel Writings' in Stan Smith (ed), The Cambridge Companion to W H Auden (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), pp. 68-81.  More Details.

Youngs, Tim, ''A Personal Journey on a Historic Route': Gary Younge's No Place Like Home' in Hagen Schulz-Forberg (ed), Unravelling Civilisation: European Travel and Travel Writing (Bruxelles, Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang, 2005), pp. 323-339.  More Details.

Zilcosky, John, Kafka's Travels: Exoticism, Colonialism, and the Traffic of Writing. (New York and Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003).  More Details.

Zug, James, American Traveler: The Life and Adventures of John Ledyard, the Man Who Dreamed of Walking the World. (New York: Basic Books, 2005).  More Details.



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