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Travels In An Old Tongue Touring The World Speaking Welsh

Author : Pamela Petro
ISBN : 9780007393299
Genre : Travel
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The idiosyncratic and witty travelogue of a young Welsh-speaking woman who travels the globe in search of Welsh communities.

Travel And Ethics

Author : Corinne Fowler
ISBN : 9781135019334
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Despite the recent increase in scholarly activity regarding travel writing and the accompanying proliferation of publications relating to the form, its ethical dimensions have yet to be theorized with sufficient rigour. Drawing from the disciplines of anthropology, linguistics, literary studies and modern languages, the contributors in this volume apply themselves to a number of key theoretical questions pertaining to travel writing and ethics, ranging from travel-as-commoditization to encounters with minority languages under threat. Taken collectively, the essays assess key critical legacies from parallel disciplines to the debate so far, such as anthropological theory and postcolonial criticism. Also considered, and of equal significance, are the ethical implications of the form’s parallel genres of writing, such as ethnography and journalism. As some of the contributors argue, innovations in these genres have important implications for the act of theorizing travel writing itself and the mode and spirit in which it continues to be conducted. In the light of such innovations, how might ethical theory maintain its critical edge?

Keywords For Travel Writing Studies

Author : Charles Forsdick
ISBN : 9781783089246
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Keywords for Travel Writing Studies draws on the notion of the ‘keyword’ as initially elaborated by Raymond Williams in his seminal 1976 text Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society to present 100 concepts central to the study of travel writing as a literary form. Each entry in the volume is around 1,000 words, the style more essayistic than encyclopaedic, with contributors reflecting on their chosen keyword from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. The emphasis on travelogues and other cultural representations of mobility drawn from a range of national and linguistic traditions ensures that the volume has a comparative dimension; the aim is to give an overview of each term in its historical and theoretical complexity, providing readers with a clear sense of how the selected words are essential to a critical understanding of travel writing. Each entry is complemented by an annotated bibliography of five essential items suggesting further reading.

Eco Translation

Author : Michael Cronin
ISBN : 9781317423881
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Ecology has become a central question governing the survival and sustainability of human societies, cultures and languages. In this timely study, Michael Cronin investigates how the perspective of the Anthropocene, or the effect of humans on the global environment, has profound implications for the way translation is considered in the past, present and future. Starting with a deep history of translation and ranging from food ecology to inter-species translation and green translation technology, this thought-provoking book offers a challenging and ultimately hopeful perspective on how translation can play a vital role in the future survival of the planet.

Women Travel

Author : Natania Jansz
ISBN : 1858284597
Genre : Travel
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Presents anecdotes from women who collectively traveled to over 60 countries around the world, including India, Peru, Japan, Ghana, France, Albania, and Bhutan.

Travels In Luristan And Arabistan

Author : C. A. Baron De Bode
ISBN : ONB:+Z176511609
Genre : Arabistan (Iran)
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The Travels Of Fiere

Author : Grace Fleming
ISBN : 9780615146386
Genre : Fiction
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In a land plagued by bitterness and uncertainty, Fiere of the Black Blade, the daughter of a sea nymph, goes on a journey to find a place where she can belong. But on the way, she becomes entangled in the stories of other heroes: Danon, the inexperienced prince who must find a wife who will continue the royal line; Akitta, the vain nymph who is cursed that no man may ever touch her; Brunengang, the beardless dwarf who betrays his own people; Laduin, the child from another world who wants to find his way home; and Shaava, the reluctant druid who must fullfill a prophecy from an unknown God, whether she likes it or not...a prophecy which sends them to the end of the world and back to either save the mythical world of Faerphilly, or destroy it.

Travels In Europe And The East

Author : Samuel Irenaeus Prime
ISBN : OXFORD:590809946
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Travels In Albania And Other Provinces Of Turkey In 1809 1810

Author : John Cam Hobhouse
ISBN : BSB:BSB10469305
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Travels In Albania And Other Provinces Of Turkey In 1809 1810

Author : John Cam Hobhouse Baron Broughton
ISBN : UCAL:$B235131
Genre : Albania
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