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The Travel Section By UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
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The fourth issue of the UC Berkeley CLUJ Travel Section features engaging and imaginative stories from all over the world. From protests in India to festivals in Spain, from Paraguay to Paris, these... More > pieces sense how traveling can lift one to endless possibilities of discovery. With the right mindset, traveling can widen our perspective and allow us to explore new, unknown heights. We hope that reading these stories inspires you to travel with the same intent, expanding your understanding of the world and of yourself.< Less
Evolution of Travel Genre in Arabic literature By Dr. Fathi El-Shihibi
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The book examines the literary and historical back-grounds pertaining to the evolution of the travel genre in Arabic literature. It’s main objective is to pursue the literary, historical, and... More > sociopolitical proofs that the travel genre in the Arab Islamic culture, did not only provide the medium of self expression and identity since the early beginnings of the Arabic culture, but eventually evolved into becoming an integral part in the creation of the modern Arabic literary forms. Arabic literary figures from the pre-Islamic Imru al-Qais to the 1988 Nobel Laureate Najib Mahfuz employed the travel genre to infuse their narratives with themes of personal and universal magnitudes thus immensely contributing to the development of the contemporary Arabic literature particularly novels and short stories.< Less
Chinese Literature By Confucius
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Chinese Literature COMPRISING THE ANALECTS OF CONFUCIUS, THE SAYINGS OF MENCIUS, THE SHI-KING, THE TRAVELS OF FÂ-HIEN, AND THE SORROWS OF HAN BY Confucius WITH CRITICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL... More > SKETCHES BY EPIPHANIUS WILSON, A.M. REVISED EDITION 1900< Less
An Anthology Of Early British Motorcycle Travel Literature By Tim Fransen et al.
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This volume contains three fascinating British examples of motorcycle travel literature – Captain W. H. L. Watson’s Adventures of a Despatch Rider (1915), Lady Warren’s Through... More > Algeria & Tunisia on a Motor-bicycle (1922) and C. K. Shepherd’s Across America by Motor-Cycle (1922). Additionally this publication follows a social enterprise model employed in a previous motorcycle travel project entitled Essex-Dakar with all profits helping support notable causes, in this case, Riders for Health.< Less
Perspectives in Literature By John Willard
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The word anthology comes to us from the Classical Greek anthos meaning flowers, and logia meaning collection. In time this collection came to be a selection of poems, wise sayings, stories, essays,... More > and chronicles from history. Thus the armchair traveler can learn from the ideas expressed by Socrates in ancient Greece to those of Einstein in modern America. At his fingertips, the reader discovers if his interpretations yield a proper understanding of the diverse and demanding material, especially if he avails himself of the penetrating questions that appear in exercises that follow each selection. By the same means, the pragmatic student facing a standardized test can test his wits and learn to score and rank his ability to handle demanding passages . Both the venturesome explorer and conscientious student may wish to continue to the other books in the series: Perspectives in History, Science and Literature, and Perusals.< Less
Mapping The Ride : A Reflective Diary on Designing Motorcycle Travel Literature By Tim Fransen
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Mapping the Ride is an MA Graphic Design by Project thesis, or rather exegesis, that was awarded a distinction from the University of the Arts London (UAL) in 2009. This illustrated book, focused on... More > designing/writing motorcycle travel literature, aims to elucidate the theoretical and practical knowledge embodied in the collective design outcomes produced during this research programme. The outcomes include the production of a searchable interactive timeline charting the history of motorcycle travel literature and three motorcycle travel books. All proceeds from this book go to Riders for Health, a not-for-profit organization providing transportation for health workers in Africa — www.riders.org< Less
Literature and Life (Complete) By William Dean Howells
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Dean Howells (/ˈhaʊəlz/; March 1, 1837... More > – May 11, 1920) was an American realist novelist, literary critic, and playwright. Nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters", he was particularly known for his tenure as editor of The Atlantic Monthly as well as his own prolific writings, including the Christmas story "Christmas Every Day", and the novels The Rise of Silas Lapham and A Traveler from Altruria.William Dean Howells was born on March 1, 1837, in Martinsville, Ohio (now known as Martins Ferry, Ohio), to William Cooper, and Mary Dean, Howells. He was the second of eight children. His father was a newspaper editor and printer, who moved frequently around Ohio. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Dean_Howells< Less
LITERATURE THROUGH KEYHOLE By Ruta Kalmane
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This book is a collection of summaries, essays & researches of some of the 17th – 20th c. literature’s greatest works and authors. These written works were originally the... More > Author’s course papers & essays during the studies in English Literature. The book includes three researches - Love in John Donne’s poetry, Message in Oscar Wilde’s fairy-tales, and Stylistic peculiarities in John Galsworthy’s short stories, six summaries - John Milton’s Paradise Lost, Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, George Gordon Byron’s Don Juan, Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, and Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist, and four essays - Paradoxes in Kurt Vonnegut’s novel Cat’s Cradle, Equality and discrimination in Kurt Vonnegut’s short story Harrison Bergeron, Wallace Stevens’s poem Thirteen Ways Of Looking At A Blackbird, and Wallace Stevens’s poem Anecdote of the Jar, as well as gives insights into the authors' biographies.< Less
LITERATURE THROUGH KEYHOLE By Ruta Kalmane
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This book is a collection of summaries, essays & researches of some of the 17th – 20th c. literature’s greatest works and authors. These written works were originally the... More > Author’s course papers & essays during the studies in English Literature. The book includes three researches - Love in John Donne’s poetry, Message in Oscar Wilde’s fairy-tales, and Stylistic peculiarities in John Galsworthy’s short stories, six summaries - John Milton’s Paradise Lost, Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, George Gordon Byron’s Don Juan, Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, and Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist, and four essays - Paradoxes in Kurt Vonnegut’s novel Cat’s Cradle, Equality and discrimination in Kurt Vonnegut’s short story Harrison Bergeron, Wallace Stevens’s poem Thirteen Ways Of Looking At A Blackbird, and Wallace Stevens’s poem Anecdote of the Jar, as well as gives insights into the authors' biographies.< Less
CLUJ Travel Section Spring 2013, Issue 2 By CLUJ Travel Section & UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal Travel Section
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Selecting pieces best fit for the CLUJ Travel Section is always challenging. This semester, we had our work cut out for us. In the end, we chose those pieces that we thought were most creative,... More > engaging, and of the most unique mindset. Our authors regale stories of wandering in Kyoto, driving along Lake Michigan, and experiencing Finland as a Swedish-speaking Finn. Travel writing is not just about conveying character of place –– it requires an observational mindset and an openness to new experiences. Likewise, it is always challenging to write in this genre, as it falls somewhere between the creative and autobiographical. Each author published in this issue has been wholly successful in presenting his or her own distinctive voice and unique perspective on travel. We hope you enjoy!< Less

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