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Mobility at LargeGlobalization, Textuality and Innovative Travel Writing$
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Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781846318214

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846317736

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Unhomely Travels; or, the Haunts of Daphne Marlatt and W. G. Sebald

Unhomely Travels; or, the Haunts of Daphne Marlatt and W. G. Sebald

(p.77) Chapter Three Unhomely Travels; or, the Haunts of Daphne Marlatt and W. G. Sebald
Mobility at Large
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This chapter examines how the travelogues of Daphne Marlatt and W. G. Sebald thematically explore and stylistically convey the liminality and in-betweenness of spectral presences. It focuses on Marlatt's Ghost Works and Sebald's Vertigo and The Rings of Saturn. It discusses the plot of these works and suggests that innovative travel narratives of Marlatt and Sebald are emblematic of a cultural shift in modes and media of textual production that illustrates the concern to push the boundaries of generic and textual responses to travel.

Keywords:   travelogues, spectral presences, Ghost Works, Daphne Marlatt, Vertigo, The Rings of Saturn, W. G. Sebald, travel narratives, textual production, cultural shift

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