Natalija Stevanović, Vesna Lopičić

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Some theoretical considerations of travel writing as a genre presented in this article were inspired by Myrna Kostash’s Reading the River: A Traveller’s Companion to the North Saskatchewan River (2005). Besides a review of generic considerations, this text aims to highlight the postcolonial context and its relevance for travel writing, as well as the concepts of contact-zone and intertextuality, with a final touch on female travel writing, which all figure in Kostash’s travelogue.


travel writing, generic considerations, postcolonialism, contact zone, intertextuality, female travel writing, Myrna Kostash

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