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The Literary Tourist: Readers and Places in Romantic and Victorian Britain
This original, witty, illustrated study, now available for the first time in paperback, 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 Bronte sisters, and Thomas Hardy.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 15th 2008 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published December 1st 2006)
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Very interesting, easy to read, it requires though a basic understanding and knowledge of 18th- and 19th- century British literature to get the utmost of all the information and texts mentioned in the book. I can't say that I was well acquainted with every text/author in the book but this is hardly the author's fault. I actually discovered new places and texts of interest so all in all I'm pretty happy for this. ...more