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Colbert, Benjamin

Travel Writing and Tourism in Britain and Ireland

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Home Tourism
Benjamin Colbert

2. Peripheral Vision, Landscape, and Nation-Building in Thomas Pennant’s Tours of Scotland, 1769–72
Paul Smethurst

3. Beside the Seaside: Mary Morgan’s Tour to Milford Haven, in the Year 1791
Zoë Kinsley

4. ‘Ancient and Present’: Charles Heath of Monmouth and the Historical and Descriptive Accounts … of Tintern Abbey 1793–1828
C. S. Matheson

5. Britain through Foreign Eyes: Early Nineteenth-Century Home Tourism in Translation
Benjamin Colbert

6. The Attractions of England, or Albion under German Eyes
Jan Borm

7. The Irish Tour, 1800–50
William H. A. Williams

8. ‘Missions of Benevolence’: Tourism and Charity on Nineteenth-Century Iona
Katherine Haldane Grenier

9. Holiday Excursions to Scott Country
Nicola J. Watson

10. ‘Every Hill has Its History, Every Region Its Romance’: Travellers’ Constructions of Wales, 1844–1913
Katie Gramich

11. Famine Travel: Irish Tourism from the Great Famine to Decolonization
Spurgeon Thompson

12. Meeting Kate Kearney at Killarney: Performances of the Touring Subject, 1850–1914
K. J. James

13. ‘The Romance of the Road’: Narratives of Motoring in England, 1896–1930
Esme Coulbert

14. Home Truths: Language, Slowness, and Microspection
Michael Cronin

Keywords: Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Literary History, Fiction, Twentieth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature, Sociology of Sport and Leisure

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
276 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230355064
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-32128-5

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