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Abin Chakraborty

remarkable evidence of cultural mobility during the Renaissance that often contradicts orientalist stereotypes of a latter era by creating fluid spaces of self-fashioning. Despite Coryat’s occasional assertions about the greatness of England and the

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“We Are a Traveling People”

Tourism, Travel Journalism, and the Construction of a Modern National Identity in Sweden

Emilia Ljungberg

, a national identity and way of being, is a constant topic in travel journalism and is presented not least through well-established stereotypes about, for example, the passionate and corrupt Southern Europeans. In contrast to these the Swede is calm

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What Am I StIll Doing Here?

Travel, Travel Writing, and Old Age

Robin Jarvis

of home” ( Chaney 1995: 220 ). Clearly this stereotype of the older traveler has nothing in common with the travel preferences and practices of the writers I am focusing on in this essay and of others like them, but the power of that stereotype may be

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Making Friends of the Nations

Australian Interwar Magazines and Middlebrow Orientalism in the Pacific

Victoria Kuttainen and Sarah Galletly

taste, “tainted,” as we have argued with Susann Liebich, “by its association with the racial stereotypes it circulated and [placed] outside parameters of high cultural value” ( Kuttainen et al. 2015: 157 ). Dixon contends that The BP Magazine drew on

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Stepping through the Silver Screen

Austro-German Filmmaker, Bestselling Author, and Journalist Colin Ross Discovers Australia

Anne Rees

Neighbors , a magazine dedicated to dispelling popular stereotypes about the two nations and maintaining the bonds of friendship forged during the war. Yet despite this growing acquaintance with the “real” America and its people, cinematic images of the US

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Donald H. Holly Jr.

). Mukerjee likewise characterizes anthropologists as a people who poke and prod, and their discipline as an imperial science whose aim is to conquer and control ( 2003: 67–68, 210–211 ). Much of this draws on old stereotypes that bear little resemblance to

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Travel, Authority, and Framing the Subject

Elizabeth Justice’s A Voyage to Russia and Amelia

Matthew W. Binney

they must perform, and their legal and political status” ( Thompson 2011: 186 ). These descriptions may reaffirm patriarchal stereotypes, yet they present a “means by which women could claim authority unavailable to men” ( Thompson 2011: 186

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Travel Writers and Traveling Writers in Australasia

Responses to Travel Literatures and the Problem of Authenticity

Helen Bones

Devonshire by way of Cumberland. He walks from Rotorua to Auckland by way of Hokianga” (16 September 1899: 4). Australian critics complained about the national stereotyping and lack of local nuance that could be found in overseas depictions of themselves

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“Space without People”

Austro-German Filmmaker, Bestselling Author, and Journalist Colin Ross Discovers Australia

Siegfried Mattl

racist stereotyping. The narrator behaves almost as if he were taking on the role of the “intrepid explorer” of the last century. Here, however, in abstaining from any concrete localizations of the scene, Ross establishes a particular configuration of

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Leonidas Sotiropoulos and

interesting approach to this issue opens up hence, one that is close to what Miller adopts: to give emphasis to the way a cultural condition is experienced. Avoiding the pitfall of stereotyping, one may essay to focus on the fine shades of commonality that