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PICARESQUES:travel writing

PICARESQUES: an exploration of travel writing

THCC Mondays 1000-1200 fortnightly from 13th Jan

Tutor: Jane Irons

In the second part of our course we will continue to debate some of the key issues of travel writing: the question of genre, motives for travel, the encounter with difference, the persona of the traveller and the shifting borders between fact and fiction. Amongst various destination and modes of travel, we will be hitch-hiking to Tibet, walking the Irish border, riding a camel across Australia - and ending up (where we began) in Afghanistan. As always, this is primarily a discussion group so prior reading of the texts (some of which are quite long) is recommended for maximum engagement and enjoyment.

13th Jan The Old Ways Robert Macfarlane
27th Jan From Heaven Lake Vikram Seth
10th Feb The Rule of the Land Garrett Carr
24th Feb Tracks Robyn Davidson
9th Mar The Places in Between Rory Stewart
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