LE 135: Travel Writing

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Travel Writing
The Dynamics of Knowledge Production
 
Raeesa Usmani (ed.)
Parul University
 
Travel Writing, narratives on travels, has multitudinous possibilities, still, unexplored. Travel writing facilitates alternatives and representations to re-discover, re-live and re-experience places, people and memories from different approaches. Every dimension presented by a travel writer through wide-ranging gazes, whether academic and/or critical, personal and/or creative, brings experiences of ‘others’ to life. Writing about travelling helps widening the exclusive discourse on travel narratives, either as prose or verse, which, in turn, brings out expansive interpretations that can enable the international readership to take a peek into the world of different viewers /onlookers /travellers, while following their individual Gaze.
 
Therefore, the edited book makes a significant contribution to understand how these varied perspectives might intersect with one another. How does travel narrative enables the unsettling of space and identities by asking questions of unsettling ideas of belonging?
 
Contents:
 
Nishi Pulugurtha
Forword
 
Raeesabegam Usmani
Introduction
 
Shah-rukh Khan
Travel Writing via Sea Fiction: A Critique of Yann Martel's Life of Pi
 
Zia Ahmed
Western Gaze and Indigenous Representations: A Postcolonial Critique of Travels Sake Dean Mohamed
 
Touhida Sultana
Heart of Dark-ness as a Travel Fiction: Fantasized Discourse with Altered Representations
 
Priyanka Panwar
Jaa Simran, Jee Le Apni Zindagi: Women Travelers in Hindi Cinema
 
Basundhara Chakraborty
Reading Travel Beyond Stereotype in William Coxe’s Travel into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark
 
Puja Chakraborty
Gender Trouble when Gender Travels: Locating the Discursive Identities in Shivya Nath’s The Shooting Star
 
Stella Chitralekha Biswas
The Travels and Travails of a Bengali: Reading Sanjib Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Palamau.
 
Jay Mehta
Trekking in Dang: Rendezvous with Nature       
 
Suparna Barman
Connecting with My Roots at Kattapanna          
 
Ritushree Sengupta
A Boot of One’s Own   
 
Kavita Ezekiel Mendonca
Travelling with Mary Hopkins
 
ISBN 9783969391235.  Linguistics Edition 135. 108pp. 2022.

 

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