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Author Nunley, Gayle R., 1958-

Title Scripted geographies : travel writings by nineteenth-century Spanish authors / Gayle R. Nunley.

Published Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press, [2007]
©2007

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 UniM Bail  868.5080932 NUNL    AVAILABLE
Physical description 272 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-264) and index.
Contents Introduction : La mania de viajar : eading and writing foreign travel in nineteenth-century Spain -- 1. Al sur fluye el Sena : Mesonero's Paris and the dilemmas of reading modernity -- 2. Miremos siempre hacia atras : Galdos confronts the Italian grand tour -- 3. Esta corta travesia : Alarcon and the (in)definition of Spanish orientalism -- 4. Una geografia aparte : Jose Alcala Galiano and the quest for the distant other -- Epilogue : scripting geographies -- App. Listing of foreign travel chronicles by nineteenth-century Spanish authors.
Summary "This study offers the first book-length exploration of travel narratives by nineteenth-century Spanish authors. Focusing on texts produced during a crucial period in the development of Spain's modern consciousness at the close of its imperial age, Scripted Geographies shows how writers' strategies of travel representation reflected and participated in this process of cultural transformation."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Spanish prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Travelers' writings, Spanish -- History and criticism.
Authors, Spanish -- 19th century -- Travel.
Travel in literature.
ISBN 0838756336 (alk. paper)
9780838756331 (alk. paper)