touristry


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Noun1.touristry - the business of providing services to touriststouristry - the business of providing services to tourists; "Tourism is a major business in Bermuda"
ecotourism - tourism to exotic or threatened ecosystems to observe wildlife or to help preserve nature
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
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Historic black-and-white photographs, full color reproductions of classic postcards and more illustrate Greetings from Spitsbergen: Tourists at the Eternal Ice 1827-1914, a remarkable chronicle of early touristry in Spitsbergen - the European wilderness that is as close as one can get to the North Pole on land.
The novel takes advantage of the falling of barriers noted by Woolf, for the most part, via a sexual touristry of a part of Victorian England we did not usually see in its own novels, plus the frisson of a Victorian heroine who, at a key moment, says, "I should be frightened to be your wife, Harry, but I want--oh, how I want--to be your love-girl.
First, Sadleir's novel justifies its sexual touristry with a critique of Victorian hypocritical respectability that, while it does not really comprehend the narrative, at least does not collide with it.