The first full-length scholarly study of the phenomenon of literary tourism as it emerges in nineteenth-century Britain, now available in paperback.
List of Illustrations Introduction: Readers and Places PART I: PLACING THE AUTHOR An Anthology of Corpses Cradles of Genius Homes and Haunts PART II: LOCATING THE FICTIVE Ladies and Lakes Literary Geographies Epilogue: Enchanted Places and Never-Never Lands Index
This original, witty, illustrated study offers the first analytical history of the rise and development of literary tourism in nineteenth-century Britain, associated with authors from Shakespeare, Gray, Keats, Burns and Scott, the Brontë sisters, and Thomas Hardy. Invaluable for the student of travel and literature of the nineteenth century.
Autor: N. Watson
NICOLA J. WATSON has taught at Oxford and Harvard, and is currently Senior Lecturer in Literature at the Open University. Her publications include Revolution and the Form of the British Novel, 1790-1825 (1994), At the Limits of Romanticism: Essays in Cultural, Materialist, and Feminist Criticism (with Mary Favret, 1994), an edition of Walter Scott's The Antiquary (2002) and England's Elizabeth: An Afterlife in Fame and Fantasy (with Michael Dobson, 2002).

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Autor: N. Watson
ISBN-13 :: 9780230210929
ISBN: 0230210929
Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan, Palgrave Macmillan UK, Macmillan Education
Gewicht: 302g
Seiten: 244
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 2006
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 216x142x14 mm
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