Curiosity and the aesthetics of travel writing, 1770-1840 : 'from an antique land' / Nigel Leask.

The decades between 1770 and 1840 are rich in exotic accounts of the ruin-strewn landscapes of Ethiopia, Egypt, India, and Mexico. Yet it is a field which has been neglected by scholars and which - unjustifiably - remains outside the literary canon. In this pioneering book, Nigel Leask studies the R...

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Main Author: Leask, Nigel, 1958-
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series:OUP E-Books.
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