Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation / Edition 2

Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation / Edition 2

by Mary Louise Pratt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415438179

ISBN-13: 9780415438179

Pub. Date: 11/30/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Updated and expanded throughout with new illustrations and new material, this is the long- awaited second edition of a highly acclaimed and interdisciplinary book which quickly established itself as a seminal text in its field.

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Updated and expanded throughout with new illustrations and new material, this is the long- awaited second edition of a highly acclaimed and interdisciplinary book which quickly established itself as a seminal text in its field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415438179
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/30/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,331,043
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface
1Introduction: Criticism in the contact zone1
Pt. IScience and sentiment, 1750-1800
2Science, planetary consciousness, interiors15
3Narrating the anti-conquest38
4Anti-conquest II: The mystique of reciprociry69
5Eros and abolition86
Pt. IIThe reinvention of America, 1800-50
6Alexander von Humboldt and the reinvention of America111
7Reinventing America II: The capitalist vanguard and the exploratrices sociales144
8Reinventing America/Reinventing Europe: Creole self-fashioning172
Pt. IIIImperial stylistics, 1860-1980
9From the Victoria Nyanza to the Sheraton San Salvador201
Notes229
Index251

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