Souvenirs and photographs
Susan Stewart, On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the
Souvenir, the Collection, 1993, Duke University Press, 132-169.
How to Take Great Tourist Photos in New York City.
Photographing People on Location
Please bring to class a souvenir and/or photograph as a basis for discussing the role of memory in tourism and the memory practices of tourists, your own included! If possible, please upload images to the blog (and for that matter images of your souvenir, if you can).
Appadurai, A. ed. (1986) The social life of things: Commodities in cultural perspective, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
Attfield, J. (2000) Wild Things: The material culture of everyday life, Berg: Oxford.
Fullagar, S. (2002) ‘Narratives of travel: desire and the movement of feminine subjectivity’ Leisure Studies 21 (1): 57-74.
Gordan, B. (1986) ‘The souvenir: Message of the extraordinary’, Journal of Popular Culture 20 (3): 135-146.
Goss, J. (2004) ‘The Souvenir: Conceptualising the Object(s) of Tourist Consumption’, pp. 327-336 in A. A. Lew, C. M. Hall and A. M. Williams (eds) A Companion to Tourism, Oxford: Blackwell.
Hobson, P., Timothy, D. J. and Youn-Kyung, K. (2004) Special issue: Tourist shopping, Journal of Vacation Marketing 10(4).
Jansen-Verbeke, M. (1998) ‘The synergy between shopping and tourism’, pp.428-446 in W. Theobald (ed.) Global Tourism, Oxford: Butterworth Heinemann.
Lury, C. (1997) ‘The objects of travel’, pp.75-95 in C. Rojek and J. Urry (eds) Touring Cultures: Transformations of Travel and Theory. New York: Routledge.
Kwint, M., Breward, C. and Aynsley, J. (eds.) (1999) Material Memories: Design and Evocation, Berg: Oxford.
MacCabe, S. (2002) ‘The Tourist Experience and Everyday Life’, pp. 61-76 in G. Dann (ed.) The Tourist as a Metaphor of the Social World, CABI, Oxford.
Noy, C. (2004) This Trip Really Changed Me. Backpackers’ narratives of self-identity. Annals of Tourism Research 31 (1): 78-102.
O’Reilly, C. C. (2005) Tourist or Traveller? Narrating Backpacker Identity, in A. Jaworski and A. Pritchard (eds.) Discourse, Communication and Tourism, Clevedon: Channel View.
Rogan, Bjarne. An Entangled Object: The Picture Postcard as Souvenir and Collectible, Exchange and Ritual Communication. Cultural Analysis 4 (2005): 1-27.
Shenhav-Keller, Shelley. The Israeli souvenir: Its text and context. Annals of Tourism Research 20, 1 (1993): 182-196.
Wang, N. (2002) The Tourist as Peak Consumer 281-296 in G. Dann (ed.) The Tourist as a Metaphor of the Social World, Oxford: CABI.