Walking the Camino de Santiago
Essays on Pilgrimage in the Twenty-First Century
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About the Book
The Camino de Santiago, the Route of Saint James, the Way—all describe a pilgrimage with multiple routes that ultimately pass through Spain and end at the Cathedral of Saint James in Santiago de Compostela. In the 21st century, this medieval tradition is seeing a revival with travelers, both spiritual and secular, who embrace it for different reasons. Offering insight into the personal journeys of contemporary pilgrims, this collection of new essays explores cultural expressions of the Camino from the perspective of literature, film and graphic novels, and looks beyond Spain and the “Caminoisation” of other historical routes.
About the Author(s)
Tiffany Gagliardi Trotman is a senior lecturer in Spanish at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Edited by Tiffany Gagliardi Trotman
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2020