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Hotels in Literature
22/04/2021

“Gennaro! Gennaro!” E. M. Forster’s Hotel Erotica in Ravello

By Athanasios Dimakis In his exploration of Italian male sexuality in art, motion pictures, and music through the lens of the antithetical pairing of realism…
Hotels in Literature
12/04/2021

Hotel Hellenism (?): Three Scenes from Henry Miller’s “The Colossus of Maroussi”

By Athanasios Dimakis Henry Miller’s 1941 The Colossus of Maroussi, an impressionist travelogue that has become a classic in travel literature, features some scant hotel…
Hotels in Literature
04/04/2021

“Two Hotels” for a “Hotel Child”: William Plomer in Japan

By Athanasios Dimakis William Plomer, the South African/British poet, novelist, and editor, wrote some of his poetry under the pseudonym Robert Pagan. This is suggested…
Hotels in Literature
29/03/2021

Mark Twain’s Marseilles Hotel

By Chryssa Marinou Mark Twain, “America’s premier traveling spokesperson,” boarded the Quaker City in 1967 to enjoy “the Quaker City Pleasure Excursion, a highly publicized…
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Hotel Modernisms: 1890-1950

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9-10 September 2021

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