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 Bronte sisters, and Thomas Hardy. Invaluable for the student of travel and literature of the nineteenth century.
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(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
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Author Biography - Nicola J. 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).