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Hotels in Literature
13/02/2021

Elizabeth Bowen’s Swiss Hotel in “Salon des Dames” (1923)

By Chryssa Marinou Elizabeth Bowen’s 1923 short story entitled “Salon des Dames” offers a view of the hotel space in the aftermath of World War…
Hotels in Literature
09/01/2021

Walter Benjamin’s Hotels

by Chryssa Marinou Walter Benjamin goes to Nice in July 1932 and books into the Hotel du Petit Parc. According to Esther Leslie’s Walter Benjamin,…
Hotels in Literature
08/01/2021

“The English tongue in Egypt finds its centre at Shepheard’s Hotel”

by Athanasios Dimakis Anthony Trollope and Amelia Edwards at the Cairo Shepheard’s Colonial hotels like the Cairo Shepheard’s foreground the centrality of grand hotels in…
Hotels in Literature
23/12/2020

“The Midland, the Carlton, the Adelphi, on, for instance, Christmas Night”

By Athanasios Dimakis   In “VI The Future” of Paris Nights: And Other Impressions of Places and People, Arnold Bennett underscores the opulence and sparkle…
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Hotel Modernisms: 1890-1950

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Symposium:
Hotel Modernisms

9-10 September 2021

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