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William H. Hudson en la naturaleza patagónica (1870 y 1893): último viajero científico y primer turista posmoderno

Journal: Revista Theomai
ISSN 1666-2830

Issue: 010;
Date: 2004;
Original page

William H. Hudson (1841-1922), one of the but notable Argentine writers in English, expresses a series of ambivalences that become him interpret and translator in multiple sense: he is simultaneously American and European, peripheric and central, scientific and publishing, utilitarian descriptor and antiutilitarian narrator. In Idle days in Patagonia (1893) he overturns all those ambiguities in a text that, like other his, is at the same time autobiographic and scientific, descriptive and narrative. This work has a main component in the tension that even today experiences any person in contact with the nature of the Patagonia: between the limit and the possibilities that proposes this privileged scene. In this sense, Hudson is situated in the point of flexion among the utilitarian attitude of the modern man of science and the subjective search of the nature of the postmodern tourist. This paper examines the role of urban settings in the competition among cities. The competition among outline this thesis is the task of this paper

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