New Directions in Travel Writing Studies

  • Julia Kuehn
  • Paul Smethurst

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Julia Kuehn, Paul Smethurst
      Pages 1-13
  3. Textuality

  4. Topology

  5. Mobility

  6. Mapping

  7. Alterity

  8. Globality

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 313-325

About this book


This collection focuses attention on theoretical approaches to travel writing, with the aim to advance the discourse. Internationally renowned, as well as emerging, scholars establish a critical milieu for travel writing studies, as well as offer a set of exemplars in the application of theory to travel writing.


Travel writing travel writing studies critical theory geocriticism geohumanities mobility tourism blind travel Romanticism topologies cartographies eco-criticism anthropology The Great Wall Hong Kong Isabella Bird Robert Macfarlane Afropolitianism William Adams Japan Imagination Narrative Paratext travel writing

Editors and affiliations

  • Julia Kuehn
    • 1
  • Paul Smethurst
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Hong KongHong Kong

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