Curiosity and the Aesthetics of Travel Writing, 1770-1840: by Nigel Leask

By Nigel Leask

the 1st e-book of its variety to check the Romantic obsession with the "antique lands" of Ethiopia, Egypt, India, and Mexico, Curiosity and the Aesthetics of trip Writing is a crucial contribution to the hot wave of curiosity in unique shuttle writing. Drawing generously on either unique texts and smooth scholarship in literature, heritage, geography, and anthropology, it makes a speciality of the volatile discourse of "curiosity" to supply a big reformulation of the relatives among literature, aesthetics, and colonialism within the period.

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