Literary Tourism and Nineteenth-Century Culture by N. WatsonLiterary Tourism and Nineteenth-Century Culture by N. Watson

Literary Tourism and Nineteenth-Century Culture

byN. Watson

Hardcover | March 31, 2009

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This book offers both an introduction to the vibrant field of literary tourism studies and a selection of cutting-edge cross-disciplinary research. Indispensable for students and scholars of nineteenth-century literature and culture, it provides fascinating insights into the reception of, amongst others, Shakespeare, Dickens, Byron and Wordsworth.
POLLY ATKIN is currently researching her doctoral thesis at Lancaster University, UK, in collaboration with The Wordsworth Trust ALISON BOOTH is Professor of English at the University of Virginia, USA SHIRLEY FOSTER is (semi-retired) Reader in English and American Literature at the University of Sheffield, UK SARA HASLAM is Lecturer in...
Title:Literary Tourism and Nineteenth-Century CultureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:230 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.69 inPublished:March 31, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230222811

ISBN - 13:9780230222816


Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors Introduction; N.J.Watson From Early Modern to Romantic Literary Tourism: a Diachronical Perspective; H.Hendrix Making Their Mark: Writing the Nineteenth-century Poet's Grave; S.Matthews The Land of Burns: Between Myth and Heritage; K.Wilson-Costa Literary Biography and the Making of the Poet's House; J.North Building the Author's House: Abbotsford and Wayside; E.Hazard Bringing Down the House: Restoring Shakespeare's Birthplace; J.Thomas Women Re-read Shakespeare Country; G.Marshall Ghosting Grasmere: the Musealisation of Dove Cottage; P.Atkin John Murray's Handbooks to Italy: Making Tourism Literary; B.Schaff Selling Literary Tourism to the Literati: The Bookman in the Early 1890s; M.D.Stetz A woman's Place: Elizabeth Gaskell and Literary Tourism; P.Corpron Parker Rambles in Literary London; N.J.Watson Home, Country, World: Modes of Dickensian Time-travel; A.Booth Wessex, Literary Pilgrims, and Thomas Hardy; S.Haslam Americans and Anti-tourism; S.Foster Take-away Heritage: Or, How America 'Inherited' Literary Tourism; P.Westover Uncle Tom in Paradise: Harriet Beecher Stowe and Florida Tourism; D.Roberts On the Trail of Rider Haggard in South Africa; L.Stiebel Index