Anglo-American Landscapes: A Study of Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Travel Literature

Anglo-American Landscapes: A Study of Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Travel Literature

by Christopher Mulvey
     
 

An examination of the aesthetic values betrayed by the authors of travel books during the nineteenth century.See more details below

Overview

An examination of the aesthetic values betrayed by the authors of travel books during the nineteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521115803
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/23/2009
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations and sources; Preface; Introduction; 1. Transatlantic eyes; Part I. England: 2. Landfall and landing; 3. Chester: the real England; 4. The sentiment and poetry of England; 5. Stratford-upon-Avon: blessed beyond all other villages; 6. Westminster Abbey: the great Valhalla by the Thames; 7. England: the aesthetic landscape; Part II. America: 8. Landfall and landing; 9. The seaboard cities; 10. Picturesque landscapes: New England and the Hudson; 11. The falls of Niagara: a dangerous subject; 12. The Mississippi: the nightmare landscape; 13. America: the statistical landscape; Conclusion: 14. Transatlantic views; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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