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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While reading Imperial Eyes, my background in American Indian Studies led me to continue to question how, and when, travelers and explorers are representing Indigenous peoples. Since the narratives ... Read full review

Review: Imperial Eyes: Studies in Travel Writing and Transculturation

User Review  - Goodreads

While reading Imperial Eyes, my background in American Indian Studies led me to continue to question how, and when, travelers and explorers are representing Indigenous peoples. Since the narratives ... 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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