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Curiosity and the Aesthetics of Travel Writing, 1770-1840: From an Antique Land'

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The first book of its kind to study the Romantic obsession with the "antique lands" of Ethiopia, Egypt, India, and Mexico, Curiosity and the Aesthetics of Travel Writing is an important contribution to the recent wave of interest in exotic travel writing. Drawing generously on both original texts and modern scholarship in literature, history, geography, and anthropology, ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 5th 2004 by OUP Oxford (first published 2002)
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