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Literary tourism and nineteenth-century culture
edited by Nicola J. Watson.

Published 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

From early modern to romantic literary tourism: a diachronical perspective / Harald Hendrix
Making their mark: writing the nineteenth-century poet's grave / Samantha Matthews
The land of burns: between myth and heritage / Karyn Wilson-Costa
Literary biography and the making of the poet's house / Julian North
Building the author's house: Abbotsford and Wayside / Erin Hazard
Bringing down the house: restoring Shakespeare's birthplace / Julia Thomas
Women re-read Shakespeare country / Gail Marshall
Ghosting grasmere: the musealisation of Dove Cottage / Polly Atkin
John Murray's handbooks to Italy: making tourism literary / Barbara Schaff
Selling literary tourism to the literati: the bookman in the early 1890s / Margaret D. Stetz
A woman's place: Elizabeth Gaskell and literary tourism / Pamela Corpron Parker
Rambles in literary London / Nicola J. Watson
Home, country, world: modes of Dickensian time-travel / Alison Booth
Wessex, literary pilgrims, and Thomas Hardy / Sara Haslam
Americans and anti-tourism / Shirley Foster
Take-away heritage: or, how America inherited literary tourism / Paul Westover
Uncle Tom in paradise: Harriet Beecher Stowe and Florida tourism / Diane Roberts
On the trail of Rider Haggard in South Africa / Lindy Stiebel.

Edition Notes

Papers presented at the conference "Literary tourism and nineteenth-century culture", held in London at the Institute for English Studies in June 2007.

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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PR109 .L52 2009

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