travel literature

literary genre

The genre of travel literature encompasses outdoor literature, guide books, nature writing, and travel memoirs.One early travel memoirist in Western literature was Pausanias, a Greek geographer of the 2nd century AD. In the early modern period, James Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (1786) helped shape travel memoir as a genre.
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genre: travel literature

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Omoo

novel by Herman Melville

author: Herman Melville

1847

Manual of the Warrior of Light

book by Paulo Coelho

author: Paulo Coelho

1997

Typee

novel by Herman Melville

author: Herman Melville

1846

Travels with Charley: In Search of America

travelogue by John Steinbeck

author: John Steinbeck

1962

Death in the Afternoon

non-fiction book by Hemingway about the ceremony and traditions of Spanish bullfighting

author: Ernest Hemingway

1932

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