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Travel in twentieth-century French and Francophone cultures

the persistence of diversity

by Charles Forsdick

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Travelers" writings, French -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-248) and index.

    StatementCharles Forsdick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ629 .F67 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 255 p. ;
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3437251M
    ISBN 100199258295
    ISBN 109780199258291
    LC Control Number2005283562
    OCLC/WorldCa57283292

    Charles Forsdick’s Travel in Twentieth-Century French and Francophone Cultures is an excellent, comprehensive examination of French and Francophone travel literature in the twentieth century. Using the actual or imagined experience of travel, the book contributes to the effort to broaden the.   Charles Forsdick, `Around the World in a 2CV: Post-War French Travel Writing and the Reordering of "Elsewhere"', Travel in Twentieth-Century French and Francophone Cultures (Oxford University Press, ), pp. Part 7: Types of Traveller John Wilkinson, Jerusalem Pilgrimages Before the Crusades (Aris and Phillips, ), pp.

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