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ANTHEM STUDIES IN TRAVEL

Anthem Studies in Travel publishes new and pioneering work in the burgeoning field of travel studies. Titles in this series engage with questions of travel, travel writing, literature and history, and encompass some of the most exciting current scholarship in a variety of disciplines. Proposals for monographs and collections of essays may focus on research representing a broad range of geographical zones and historical contexts. All critical approaches are welcome, although a key feature of books published in the series will be their potential interest to a wide readership, as well as their originality and potential to break new ground in research.

 

Series Editor

Charles Forsdick – University of Liverpool, UK

 

Editorial Board

Mary Baine Campbell – Brandeis University, USA

Steve Clark – University of Tokyo, Japan

Claire Lindsay – University College London, UK

Loredana Polezzi – University of Warwick, UK

Paul Smethurst – University of Hong Kong, China

 

Proposals

We welcome submissions of proposals for challenging and original works that meet the criteria of this series. We make prompt editorial decisions. Our titles are published simultaneously in print and eBook editions and are subject to peer review by recognized authorities in the field. Should you wish to send in a proposal for a collection of essays, a single or multi-authored monograph, or a course reader, please contact us at: proposal@anthempress.com

  1. Alternative Modernities in French Travel Writing
     
    Engaging Urban Space in London and New York, 1851–1986
    Gillian Jein

    Examining the aesthetics and politics at stake in urban travel writing as spatial practice, this book explores French travellers’ representations of London and New York from 1851 to the 1980s.

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    Hardback | June 2016 | ISBN 9781783085125

  2. Interpersonal Encounters in Contemporary Travel Writing
     
    French and Italian Perspectives
    Catharine Mee

    A critical study on the theme of interpersonal encounter in late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century French and Italian travel writing.

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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084203

  3. Gamle Norge and Nineteenth-Century British Women Travellers in Norway
     
    Kathryn Walchester

    ‘Gamle Norge and Nineteenth-Century British Women Travellers in Norway’ explores the surprising significance of Norway in the writing of British women during the nineteenth century, the country offering a place of freedom and possibility beyond Victorian Britain.

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083657

  4. Interpersonal Encounters in Contemporary Travel Writing
     
    French and Italian Perspectives
    Catharine Mee

    A critical study on the theme of interpersonal encounter in late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century French and Italian travel writing.

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    Hardback | March 2014 | ISBN 9781783080373

  5. Photography, Early Cinema and Colonial Modernity
     
    Frank Hurley's Synchronized Lecture Entertainments
    Robert Dixon

    This volume is an account of the stage and screen practice of Australian photographer and film maker Frank Hurley, in the context of early twentieth-century mass media.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | January 2012 | ISBN 9780857287953

  6. Virtual Voyages
     
    Travel Writing and the Antipodes 1605-1837
    Paul Longley Arthur

    'Virtual Voyages' is a fascinating account of the European discovery of the elusive 'great south land' told through the literature of 'imaginary voyages'.

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    Paperback | October 2011 | ISBN 9780857284082

  7. Travellers to the Middle East from Burckhardt to Thesiger
     
    An Anthology
    Edited by Geoffrey P. Nash

    An invaluable compendium of writing on the Middle East including extracts from canonical and less well known travellers’ works.

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    Paperback | July 2011 | ISBN 9780857283931

  8. The Diaries of Frank Hurley 1912-1941
     
    Edited by Robert Dixon and Christopher Lee

    This is the first illustrated edition of the diaries kept by Australian-born photographer and film maker Frank Hurley about his work on the Mawson and Shackleton Antarctic Expeditions, his two expeditions to Papua in the 1920s, and his experiences during the First and Second World Wars.

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    Paperback | April 2011 | ISBN 9780857287755

  9. Creating Irish Tourism
     
    The First Century, 1750-1850
    William H. A. Williams

    Based on the accounts of British and Anglo-Irish travelers, 'Creating Irish Tourism' charts the development of tourism in Ireland from its origins in the mid-eighteenth century to the country's emergence as a major European tourist destination a century later.

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    Hardback | March 2010 | ISBN 9781843318446

  10. Travel Writing in the Nineteenth Century
     
    Filling the Blank Spaces
    Edited by Tim Youngs

    An insightful and illuminating collection of essays on the political and cultural dynamics of travel literature in the nineteenth century.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | September 2006 | ISBN 9781843312185