Encyclopedia Of Travel Literature

Encyclopedia Of Travel Literature

by Christopher K. Brown

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Overview

Encyclopedia Of Travel Literature by Christopher K. Brown

In the Encyclopedia of Travel Literature, an expert sketches the lives and achievements of explorers, adventurers, novelists, and poets from l450 to the present and describes, critiques, and quotes from their works.


• Includes illustrations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780874369403
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/2000
Series: Literary Companions Series
Pages: 257
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Christopher K. Brown is assistant professor of English literature at Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
Adams, Douglas1
Addison, Joseph2
Akenside, Mark3
Baedeker's5
Bartram, William5
Baudrillard, Jean7
Bell, Gertrude8
Bignold, Thomas Frank9
Bird, Isabella10
Bishop, Elizabeth14
Bligh, William15
Bly, Nellie18
Boll, Heinrich19
Borrow, George20
Boswell, James21
Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de23
Bougrenet, Jacques Louis de24
Browne, Edward Granville25
Browning, Robert26
Bruce, James28
Brydone, Patrick28
Buccaneer29
Burchell, William J.30
Burckhardt, Johann Ludwig31
Burton, Sir Richard Francis32
Butler, Samuel35
Byron, Lord36
Byron, Robert37
Cabeza Devaca, Alvar Nunez41
Calderon de la Barca, Frances41
Calverley, Charles Stuart42
Cape Horn43
Cape of Good Hope43
Careri, Giovanni Francisco Gemelli43
Carr, Sir John45
Carre, Abbe46
Cathay47
Celine, Louis-Ferdinand47
Cervantes, Miguel de49
Champlain, Samuel de51
Circumnavigation52
Claude Mirror52
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor53
Columbus, Christopher54
The Continent57
Cook, Captain James57
Cooper, James Fenimore59
Coryate, Thomas62
Dallam, Thomas65
Dallas, Sir George66
Dampier, William66
Dana, Richard Henry68
Darwin, Charles69
Davidson, Robyn71
Day-Lewis, Cecil72
Defoe, Daniel73
Dickens, Charles76
Doughty, Charles Montagu78
Drake, Sir Francis79
Eldorado (or el Dorado)81
Empire81
Empson, Sir William81
Fielding, Henry83
Flaubert, Gustave84
Forster, E. M.85
Fox, Captain Luke87
Fraser, G. S.87
Fuller, Margaret88
Gage, Thomas91
Galton, Sir Francis92
Gama, Vasco Da92
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von93
Goldsmith, Oliver95
Grail Quest96
Grand Tour98
Hall, Captain Basil99
Hardy, Thomas100
Harrer, Heinrich101
Hemingway, Ernest102
Hilton, James104
Hood, Thomas105
Huxley, Aldous106
James, Captain Thomas109
James, Henry (Jr.)109
Jenkinson, Anthony111
Johnson, Samuel112
Kalm, Peter115
Kane, Elisha Kent115
Kerouac, Jack116
Kinglake, Alexander William118
Knight, Sarah Kemble119
La Salle, Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de121
Lahontan, Louis-Armand de Lom D'Arce, Baron de122
Lawrence, D. H.123
Lawrence, T. E.124
Leonowens, Anna126
Levant127
Lewis, Norman128
Lithgow, William129
Livingstone, David130
Lord, W. B., and Thomas Baines132
Loti, Pierre132
Maclean, Sir Fitzroy135
Macneice, Louis136
Magellan, Ferdinand137
Marvell, Andrew138
Masefield, John139
Mayle, Peter140
Melville, Herman142
Miller, Henry145
Milnes, Richard Monckton146
Missionary148
Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley148
Montesquieu, Charles150
Moodie, Susanna151
Moore, Thomas152
Moritz, Karl Philipp153
Morris, Jan154
Morris, William155
Naipaul, Sir V. S.157
Northwest Passage160
Olearius, Adam161
Pardoe, Julia163
Park, Mungo163
Peck, Annie165
Periplus167
Picaresque167
Picaro167
Prince, Nancy168
Raj169
Raleigh, Sir Walter169
Ricci, Matteo170
Rogers, Samuel171
Sand, George173
Scott, Robert F.173
Sedgwick, Catharine Maria175
Sevigne, Marquise de176
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft177
Silk Road179
Slocum, Joshua180
Smith, Captain John181
Smollett, Tobias183
Southey, Robert184
Speke, John Hanning185
Spice Islands186
Stanley, Sir Henry Morton186
Steinbeck, John189
Stephens, John Lloyd191
Sterne, Laurence193
Stevens, Thomas195
Stevenson, Robert Louis195
Strait of Magellan199
Swift, Jonathan199
Tatchell, Frank203
Taylor, John203
Thackeray, William Makepeace203
Theroux, Paul205
Thompson, Hunter S.207
Thoreau, Henry David208
Tocqueville, Alexis de209
Trench, Richard Chenevix210
Trollope, Anthony211
Trollope, Frances213
Twain, Mark214
Tyrrell, Albert E.218
Varthema, Lodovico de221
Verne, Jules222
Voltaire224
Waugh, Evelyn227
Wellsley, Dorothy, Duchess of228
Wharton, Edith230
Willard, Emma Hart232
Williams, William Carlos233
Wolff, Joseph234
Wordsworth, Dorothy234
Wordsworth, William235
Workman, Fanny Bullock237
Young, Arthur239
References241
About the Author243
Index245

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