Semiologies of Travel: From Gautier to Baudrillard

Semiologies of Travel: From Gautier to Baudrillard

by David Scott

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Semiologies of Travel: From Gautier to Baudrillard by David Scott

Exploring the role of signs in foreign culture encounters as expressed in travel writing, this book focuses on French writers of the last two hundred years. David Scott demonstrates how politics, sociology and semiotics, as well as literature, are connected to the travel experience in this comprehensive survey of travel writing in French culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521838535
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

David Scott holds a personal chair in French (Textual and Visual Studies) at Trinity College Dublin. He is the author of Pictorialist Poetics (Cambridge, 1988), Paul Delvaux: Surrealising The Nude (1992) and European Stamp Design: A Semiotic Approach (1995).

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