The Cambridge Companion to Travel Writing (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
The Cambridge Companion to Travel Writing is a broad, specially commissioned introduction to travel writing in English between 1500 and the present. Five essays survey the period's travel writing; six more focus on areas of particular interest--Arabia, the Amazon, Ireland, Calcutta, the Congo and California, while the final three analyze some of the theoretical and cultura...more
Paperback, 356 pages
Published November 21st 2002 by Cambridge University Press
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Oct 04, 2011 Maja rated it 3 of 5 stars
I was quite pleased with this book. It was easy to navigate in, had a lot of good points and essays with good notes. I liked the general layout of the book with the different topic and sub-topics. I was, however, really disappointed with the lack of Asian travel writing. There was next to nothing about China, Thailand, China and other big Asian countries.