Travel Writing and Tourism in Britain and Ireland

Travel Writing and Tourism in Britain and Ireland

by Benjamin Colbert

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349321285
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

JAN BORM Professor of British Literature, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
ESME COULBERT AHRC sponsored doctoral student, Nottingham Trent University, UK
MICHAEL CRONIN Full Professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dublin City University, Ireland
KATIE GRAMICH Reader in English Literature, Cardiff University, UK
KATHERINE HALDANE GRENIER Professor of History, The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, USA
K. J. JAMES Associate Professor of History, University of Guelph, Canada
ZOE KINSLEY Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Liverpool Hope University, UK
C. S. MATHESON Associate Professor in the Department of English, University of Windsor, Canada
PAUL SMETHURST Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong
SPURGEON THOMPSON Lecturer, CTL College, Limassol, Cyprus
NICOLA J. WATSON Senior Lecturer in Literature, Open University, UK
WILLIAM H. A. WILLIAMS Independent scholar

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors Introduction: Home Tourism; B.Colbert Peripheral Vision, Landscape and Nation-Building in Thomas Pennant's Tours of Scotland 1769-1772; P.Smethurst Beside the Seaside: Mary Morgan's Tour to Milford Haven, in the Year 1791; Z.Kinsley 'Ancient and Present': Charles Heath of Monmouth and the Historical and Descriptive Accounts...of Tintern Abbey 1793-1828; C.S.Matheson Britain through Foreign Eyes: Early Nineteenth-Century Home Tourism in Translation; B.Colbert The Attractions of England, or Albion under German Eyes; J.Borm The Irish Tour, 1800-1850; W.H.A.Williams 'Missions of Benevolence': Tourism and Charity on Nineteenth-Century Iona; K.Haldane Grenier Holiday Excursions to Scott Country; N.J.Watson 'Every hill has its history, every region its romance': Travellers' Constructions of Wales, 1837-1911; K.Gramich Famine Travel: Irish Tourism from the Great Famine to Decolonization; S.Thompson Meeting Kate Kearney at Killarney: Performances of the Touring Subject, 1850-1914; K.J.James 'The romance of the road': Narratives of Motoring in England, 1896-1930; E.Coulbert Home Truths: Language, Slowness, and Microspection; M.Cronin Bibliography Index

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