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Traveling in Place

A History of Armchair Travel

Traveling in Place( )
Author: Stiegler, Bernd
Translator: Filkins, Peter
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
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Beginning with a consideration of Xavier de Maistre's 1794 Voyage de autour de ma chamber, an account of Maistre's forty-two day "journey around his room" while enduring house arrest, Stiegler reflects on the many different ways that the idea of traveling while at home--armchair travel--have manifested in the modern era.  Through twenty-one "legs,"--or short chapters--it moves quickly from the eighteenth century to consider a wide variety of episodes all the way up to the...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 1.02 Inches
Book Weight:0.95 Pounds

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