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Mexican Travel Writing

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Thea Pitman

Contents: Foreign travel accounts of Mexico – The ‘travel chronicle’ genre, costumbrismo/paisajismo, Mikhail Bakhtin’s ‘chronotope of the road’ model – Imperialist tendencies in travel writing – The nineteenth-century tradition of Mexican travel writing – Postmodernism, postcolonialism and contemporary Mexican travel writing: the ‘chronotope of the net’ model – Virtual and archival travel writing – Juan Villoro, Palmeras de la brisa rápida: un viaje a Yucatán (1989) – Héctor Perea, México: crónica en espiral (1996) – Fernando Solana Olivares, Oaxaca: crónicas sonámbulas (1994).