Transnational Russian-American Travel Writing.

In this study, Marinova examines the diverse practices of crossing boundaries, tactics of translation, and experiences of double and multiple political and national attachments evident in texts about Russo-American encounters from the end of the American Civil War to the Russian Revolution of 1905....

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Main Author: Marinova, Margarita
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Transnational Russian-American Travel Writing; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Russia and America in Travel Writing Between 1865 and 1905: Historical Background and Theoretical Concerns; 1 Russian Tourists View Postbellum America; 2 "Innocent" Encounters with Russia, or Americans at Play; 3 Russian "Marvels" and American "Originals": The View of Russia and America during the Last Two Decades of the Nineteenth Century.
  • 4 The Fruits of Travel: Russians and Americans View Each Other Through Tales of Ethnic Passing in Korolenko's Bez Iazyka and Abraham Cahan's "Theodore and Martha" and The White Terror and the RedConclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.