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Tag Archives: Jonathan Raban
Jonathan Raban 1942-2023: R.I.P.
The death earlier this week of Jonathan Raban has been announced. He was a well known British-born writer of travel books and novels, although according to several of his obituaries he objected to his works being labelled “travel books”. The … Continue reading
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Travel Writers and Catholic Writers
In a long essay in The Smart Set (an online cultural magazine based in Philadelphia), Thomas Swick traces his career as a travel writer. In doing so, he also recounts the history of that literary genre in the 20th century. … Continue reading
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Put Out More Rabans
The London Review of Books has published a biographical description of his father’s experience in the early days of WWII by Jonathan Raban. One of the few literary allusions in the article is Raban’s reference to Evelyn Waugh’s Put Out … Continue reading
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