Mungo Park

Standard Name: Park, Mungo


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Intertextuality and Influence A. S. Byatt
Here the first-person male narrator, a tiny dwarf-like man named Phineas Gilbert Nanson, on impulse abandons his work towards a PhD in English (Byatt skewers a gallery of predictably eccentric and pretentious academics), rejecting poststructural...
Intertextuality and Influence Dervla Murphy
This time the background books taken on the journey included Mungo Park 's Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa, 1799, and Mary Kingsley 's Travels in West Africa, 1897. DM renders eloquently...


July 1796: The explorer Mungo Park, abandoned and anxious...

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July 1796

The explorer Mungo Park , abandoned and anxious on the banks of the Niger River in what is now Mali, was taken in, housed and fed by African village women, who composed and sang...


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