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How to Talk about Places You've Never Been

On the Importance of Armchair Travel

How to Talk about Places You've Never Been( )
Author: Bayard, Pierre
Translator: Hutchison, Michele
ISBN:978-1-4088-4286-7
Publication Date:Mar 2016
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

If you want to be able to talk about a place, the best thing to do is stay at home.Extensive travel and the experience of foreign cultures seem to be becoming an essential requirement for the modern citizen. However, actually visiting these places may not be the best way to discover them, as literature professor and psychoanalyst Pierre Bayard reveals. He champions the importance of 'armchair travel', arguing that being able to describe somewhere you have never been may even...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.5 x 21.6 cm



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