Defining Travel: Diverse Visions by Susan L. RobersonDefining Travel: Diverse Visions by Susan L. Roberson

Defining Travel: Diverse Visions

EditorSusan L. Roberson

Paperback | June 1, 2007

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An anthology of diverse narratives that theorize on the reasons people travel, with essays by Gloria Anzaldía, Jean Baudrillard, William Bevis, Homi Bhabha, Michel Butor, Hélène Cixous, Erik Cohen, Michel de Certeau, Wayne Franklin, Paul Fussell, Farah Jasmine Griffin, Caren Kaplan, Eric Leed, Dean MacCannell, Doreen Massey, Carl Pedersen, Gustavo Pérez-Firmat, Mary Louise Pratt, R. Radhakrishnan, Edward W. Said, and Thayer Scudder

Travel, movement, mobility--these are some of the essential activities in human life. Whether we travel to foreign lands or just across the city, we all journey, and from our journeying we shape ourselves, our history, and the stories we tell.

In essays written by some of the most respected contemporary scholars, this anthology brings together some of the best informed convictions about travel. Travel, so essential to human life, is a complex matter that encompasses a variety of travel experiences--family vacation, political exile, exploration of dist

Title:Defining Travel: Diverse VisionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:324 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.73 inPublished:June 1, 2007Publisher:University Press of MississippiLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1934110531

ISBN - 13:9781934110539

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