Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation

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Taylor & Francis, May 20, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 272 pages
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Pratt intriguingly explores European travel and exploration writing. In a study of genre and as a critique of ideology, Imperial Eyes examines how travel books by Europeans create the domestic subject of European imperialism.

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parla delle origini concetto di tranculturation in ambito etnografico e ne descrive il possibile impiego nell'analisi culturale.

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pratt's classic is still one of the most useful scholarly investigations, with a wide array of applications across disciplines. her thoughts and principles are clear, her examples engaging and far-reaching. Read full review

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In 2003, the author was Silver Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and professor of comparative literature at New York University. She is now also professor of social and cultural analysis. She served as president of the MLA in 2003.

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