Travels with Ernest: Crossing the Literary/Sociological Divide

Travels with Ernest: Crossing the Literary/Sociological Divide

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Travels with Ernest: Crossing the Literary/Sociological Divide by Laurel Richardson, Ernest Lockridge

Richardson is a sociologist, Lockridge a novelist (emerita and emeritus respectively, Ohio State U.) They are married, and for a quarter of a century have been traveling around the world seeing it with different professional eyes, biographies, and spiritual and emotional longings. Each wrote a personal narrative, then they discussed them, themselves, language, and other aspects, and forged a collaborated account. Among the places they visited are Death Valley, Ireland, Beirut, Petrazovodsk in Russia, St. Petersburg Beach in Florida, and Worthington in Ohio. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780759105973
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 05/20/2004
Series: Ethnographic Alternatives Series , #16
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.52(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Laurel Richardson is professor of sociology at Ohio State University. Ernest Lockridge is a novelist and professor of English at Ohio State University.

Table of Contents

Trail Guide: An Introduction1
Chapter 1Death Valley3
Death Valley Day3
Ah, Wilderness!13
Conversation: Death Valley17
Chapter 2Ireland25
All in the Family25
Unquiet American35
Conversation: Ireland64
Chapter 3Beirut, Lebanon75
City by the Sea75
Laurel in Arabia79
Conversation: Beirut83
Meta-Conversation: Beirut86
Chapter 4Copenhagen, Denmark91
Lost in the Space91
Stranger in a Stranger Land106
Conversation: Copenhagen119
Chapter 5Petrozavodsk, Russia127
Out of Russia127
To Russia with Love136
Conversation: Russia143
Chapter 6St. Petersburg Beach, Florida149
On the Beach149
Ernest Goes to Yale160
Conversation: St. Pete Beach174
Chapter 7Sedona, Arizona181
Call of the Canyon181
Grandson of Paleface190
Chapter 8Worthington, Ohio213
Happy Trail--The Movie213
AppendixHow This Book Was Made239
About the Authors257

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