Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Southeast European Travel Writing

Wendy Bracewell & Alex Drace-Francis (eds.). Balkan Departures: Travel Writing from Southeastern Europe. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2009.

Contributors: Maria Kostaridou, Alex Drace-Francis, Vladimir Gvozden, Dean Duda, Ludmilla Kostova and Wendy Bracewell

"... shifts attention to the voices and agency of travellers from the Balkans and the ways in which they have experienced and described the sometimes strange and exotic West... Most fascinating the multi-faceted trajectories of expectations, perceptions and imageries which reverse the standard hegemonic gaze from West to East." (Stephanie Schwandner-Sievers)

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