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Illusion and Disillusionment

Travel Writing in the Modern Age

Edited by Roberta Micallef

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$19.95 • £17.95 • €18.95

ISBN 9780674984479

Publication Date: 09/17/2018


190 pages

6 x 9 inches

9 halftones

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    • “Ceremony of shaving, on passing the line,” from F. B. Spilbury, Account of a Voyage to the Western Coast of Africa, Performed by His Majesty’s Sloop Favourite, in the Year 1805, Being a Journal of the Events Which Happened to That Vessel
    • A mule litter in northern China in the early twentieth century
    • “Noms des Poissons,” by Marc-Antoine Caillot
    • “Le Saint Louis,” by Marc-Antoine Caillot
    • Portrait of Mohan Lal Kashmiri
    • Title page of Mohan Lal’s Journal of a Tour through the Panjab, Afghanistan, Turkistan, Hkorasan, and Part of Persia
    • Title page of Mohan Lal’s Travels in the Panjab, Afghanistan, & Turkistan, to Balk, Bokhara, and Herat: and a Visit to Great Britain and Germany
    • Adıvar Halide Edib, “Hindustan’a Dair”
    • Alberuni’s India
  • Foreword [L. Marlow]
  • Introduction [Roberta Micallef]
  • Desire, Truth, and Propaganda: Lay and Ecclesiastical Travelers from Europe to China in the Long Eighteenth Century [Eugenio Menegon]
  • Travel, Adventure, and Self-Fashioning: A Frenchman’s Journey to New Orleans in 1729 [Elizabeth C. Goldsmith]
  • Gothic Fiction, the Grand Tour, and the Seductions of Antiquity: Polidori’s The Vampyre (1819) [James Uden]
  • The Chameleonic Identities of Mohan Lal Kashmiri and His Travels in Persianate Lands [Sunil Sharma]
  • Fellow Travelers? Two Arab Study Abroad Narratives of Moscow [Margaret Litvin]
  • Imaginary Travels: Halide Edib’s Illusory Encounters with India [Roberta Micallef]
  • A Glimpse of the American West: A French Schoolteacher’s 1893 Pioneering Adventure [Mary Beth Raycraft]
  • The Travels of a Japanese “Girl”: Yoshiya Nobuko’s 1928–29 World Tour [Sarah Frederick]

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