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The Resource Balkan Departures : Travel Writing from South-eastern Europe

Balkan Departures : Travel Writing from South-eastern Europe

Label
Balkan Departures : Travel Writing from South-eastern Europe
Title
Balkan Departures
Title remainder
Travel Writing from South-eastern Europe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In writings about travel, the Balkans appear most often as a place traveled to. Western accounts of the Balkans revel in the different and the exotic, the violent and the primitive - traits that serve (according to many commentators) as a foil to self-congratulatory definitions of the West as modern, progressive, and rational. However, the Balkans have also long been traveled from. The region's writers have offered accounts of their travels in the West and elsewhere, saying something in the process about themselves and their place in the world. The analyses presented here, ranging from those o
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Bracewell, Wendy
Dewey number
914.9604
Index
index present
LC call number
PN849.E9 B348 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Drace-Francis, Alex
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Travelers' writings, East European
  • East Europeans
  • Travel writing
  • Europe
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Travel
  • Travel writing
  • Travelers' writings, East European
  • Europe
  • Languages & Literatures
  • Literature - General
Label
Balkan Departures : Travel Writing from South-eastern Europe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title page-Balkan Departures; Contents; Chapter 1-Balkan Travel Writting: Points of Departure; Chpater 2-Hodoeporicon, Periegesis, Apodemia: Early Modern Greek Travel Writting on Europe; Chapter 3-Dinicu Golescu's Account of My Travels (1826): Eurotopia as Manifesto; Chapter 4-Writing Difference/Claiming General Validity: Jovan Ducic's Cities and Chinaeras and the West; Chapter 5-Towards a Modernist Travel Culture; Chapter 6-Getting to Know the Big Bad West? Images of Western Europe in Bulgarian Travel Writting of the Communist Era (1945-1985)
  • Chapter 7-New Men, Old Europe: Being a Man in Balkan Travel WritingNotes on Contributors; Index
Control code
645100558
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (183 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781845459178
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612627767
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7j2m7p
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645100558
Label
Balkan Departures : Travel Writing from South-eastern Europe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title page-Balkan Departures; Contents; Chapter 1-Balkan Travel Writting: Points of Departure; Chpater 2-Hodoeporicon, Periegesis, Apodemia: Early Modern Greek Travel Writting on Europe; Chapter 3-Dinicu Golescu's Account of My Travels (1826): Eurotopia as Manifesto; Chapter 4-Writing Difference/Claiming General Validity: Jovan Ducic's Cities and Chinaeras and the West; Chapter 5-Towards a Modernist Travel Culture; Chapter 6-Getting to Know the Big Bad West? Images of Western Europe in Bulgarian Travel Writting of the Communist Era (1945-1985)
  • Chapter 7-New Men, Old Europe: Being a Man in Balkan Travel WritingNotes on Contributors; Index
Control code
645100558
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (183 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781845459178
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612627767
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7j2m7p
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645100558

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