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British narratives of exploration

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Features a collection of essays that focus on British travel narratives from the seventeenth through to the nineteenth centuries. This work investigates how the early explorers' sense of self was destabilised by encounters with the Other.
Hardcover, 247 pages
Published June 25th 2009 by Pickering & Chatto Ltd (first published May 1st 2009)
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Jan 29, 2016 Greg rated it liked it
Some excellent details on how writing was produced through stages of notebooks, journals, drafts, edits etc, focusing on "first encounters."
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