Under Eastern Eyes

A Comparative History of East European Travel Writing on Europe Wendy Bracewell, Alex Drace-Francis. Writing was entrusted to the churches, and to their holy men.40 Due to the efforts of Cyril and Methodius, Christianity and writing ...

Under Eastern Eyes

Twelve studies explicitly developed to elaborate on travel writing published in book form by east Europeans travelling in Europe from ca. 1550 to 2000. How did east Europeans have positioned themselves with relation to the notion of Europe, and how has the genre of travel writing served as a means of exploring and disseminating these ideas?

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Under Eastern Eyes
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Wendy Bracewell, Alex Drace-Francis
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-01 - Publisher: Central European University Press

Twelve studies explicitly developed to elaborate on travel writing published in book form by east Europeans travelling in Europe from ca. 1550 to 2000. How did east Europeans have positioned themselves with relation to the notion of Europe, and how has the genre of travel writing served as a means
Under Eastern Eyes
Language: en
Pages: 163
Authors: Arnold McMillin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-01-20 - Publisher: Springer

This collection of essays concerns perceptions of the West as reflected in the work of Russian writers of the Third Wave of emigration. The authors include several well-known writers such as Aksenov, Gladilin, Zinik and Loseff as well as Soviet and Western scholars, and the result is both varied and
Surveillance in Asian Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Karen Fang
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-24 - Publisher: Routledge

Critical theory and popular wisdom are rife with images of surveillance as an intrusive, repressive practice often suggestively attributed to eastern powers and opposed to western liberalism. Hollywood-dominated global media has long promulgated a geopoliticized east-west axis of freedom vs. control. This book focuses on Asian and Asia-based films and
Imagining the West in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union
Language: en
Pages: 337
Authors: Gyorgy Peteri
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre

This volume presents work from an international group of writers who explore conceptualizations of what defined “East” and “West” in Eastern Europe, imperial Russia, and the Soviet Union. The contributors analyze the effects of transnational interactions on ideology, politics, and cultural production. They reveal that the roots of an East/West
Reading Romans with Eastern Eyes
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Jackson W.
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-11 - Publisher: InterVarsity Press

According to Jackson W., some traditional East Asian cultural values are closer to those of the first-century biblical world than common Western cultural values. In this work Jackson demonstrates how paying attention to East Asian culture provides a helpful lens for interpreting Paul's most complex letter, and we see how