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Waldemar Zacharaziewicz

Riding/Writing Across Borders in North American Travelogues and Fiction

ISBN-13: 978-3-7001-7092-1 ISBN-13 Online: 978-3-7001-7173-7
Subject Area: Linguistics and Literature
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Preliminaries page 1

Table of contents page 5

Waldemar Zacharasiewicz
Acknowledgements page 7

Waldemar Zacharasiewicz
Introduction: Riding/Writing Across Borders in North American Travelogues and Fiction page 9

Aritha van Herk
Stygian Suitcases: Travel's Temptations page 21

Robert Sayre
Moreau de Saint-Méry's Voyage: Transatlantic Crossing as Prefiguration of a Discovery of the Early United States (1793-98) page 35

Christoph Irmscher
Audubon's Border-Crossings page 45

Hartwig Isernhagen
Wied's Reise in das innere Nord-America and the Capabilities of Ethnographic Travelogue page 65

Arno Heller
German Scientists and Artists Exploring the Trans Mississippi West page 83

Michael O'Brian
Louisa Catherine Adams: Travel, Narrative and Gender page 99

Christopher Mulvey
Nathaniel Hawthorne's Wondrous Stream Riding the Borders of Antebellum Experience page 113

James Buzard
Portable Boundaries: The Question of Race in Trollope's North American Travels page 129

Peter Brooker
The Moment of Arrival: Newness and Estrangement page 137

James Schramer
Paved with Good Intentions: Eisenhower, the Intersate Highway System and the American Road Trip page 151

Gary Totten
Geographies of Race and Mobility in Carl Rowan's South of Freedom page 169

Winfried Siemerling
African Canadian Writing at the Crossroads of Space and Time: Lawrence Hill and Wayde Compton page 185

Robert Brinkmeyer
Orbiting Home: V. S. Naipaul, Travel Writing, and the American South page 201

Jeanne Dubino
New Orleans, Paris, and Nostalgia: Multiple Border Crossings in Josh Russel's Yellow Jack page 213

David Staines
We'll Stay in Canada: The Traqvels and Travails of Stephen Leacock and Marshall McLuhan page 231

Reingard Nischik
Crossing Borders in Margaret Atwood's Cartoon Art page 241

William Stowe
Crossing into Wilderness: Negotiating Borders in Margaret Atwood's Surfacing and Linda Hogan's Solar Storms page 259

Martin Löschnigg
Crossing Borderlines in John Steffler's The Grey Islands page 271

Heinz Antor
Border-Crossings, Inter-cultural Encounters, and the Negotiation of Otherness in Rudy Wiebe's A Discovery of Strangers page 281

Jan Borm
Discourses of Nordicity in Vilhjalmur Stefansson's My Life with the Eskimo (1913) page 307

Martin Kuester
Border Crossings: The Significance of the 49th Parallel and Other Borders in Guy Vanderhaeghe's The Englishman's Boy and The Last Crossing page 319

Gudrun Grabher
Jorie Graham's Poems on Paintings: Crossing Multiple Borders page 331

Carmen Birkle
Crossing Borders of Time and Space: Bharati Mukherjee's The Holder of the World and the Global Novel page 351

Sherrils Grace
Border Crossings in Contemporary Canadian Responses to the Two World Wars: Famous Last Words and Burning Vision page 369

Waldemar Zacharaziewicz
List of Contributors page 391