A viagem entre o feitiço e a maldição [chapter]

Mário Matos
2020 Em torno de viagens e outras deslocações  
This contribution focuses on the multifaceted conceptualization of travel in Western cultural history. Several discourses will be addressed that, over time, have oscillated between the sceptical and restrictive on the one hand, and the truly admiring perspectives of the journey on the other. A number of visions of the phenomenon of travel under the binomial spell/curse will be analysed. The different contexts and historical factors that determined the value of travel will be exposed, from its
more » ... eat power of attraction to its restriction by inward looking religious and political systems.
doi:10.21747/9789895478439/lib24a1 fatcat:yuk6o7xldngo7nlbbjqkvns2xi