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The Oxford guide to literary Britain & Ireland.

Author: Daniel Hahn; Nicholas Robins; Dorothy Eagle
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed.View all editions and formats
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A gazetteer listing nearly 2,000 villages, towns, cities, and landscapes in Britain and Ireland detailing their connections with the lives of famous writers. Allows readers to explore places that influenced their favorite British writers, from Jane Austen to Philip Pullman. The entries interweave information with anecdote and quotation, to build a vivid picture of the day-to-day lives of the writers. Intended as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Führer
Ortsverzeichnis
Guidebooks
Reference works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Hahn; Nicholas Robins; Dorothy Eagle
ISBN: 9780198614609 0198614608
OCLC Number: 214305877
Notes: Previous ed. issued as: The Oxford illustrated literary guide to Great Britain and Ireland / compiled and edited by Dorothy Eagle and Hilary Carnell. 2nd ed. 1992.
Description: xi, 369 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: South-west England --
Channel Islands --
Cornwall --
Devon --
Dorset --
Gloucestershire --
Somerset --
Wiltshire --
South-east England --
Berkshire --
Buckinghamshire --
East Sussex --
Hampshire --
Isle of Wight --
Kent --
Oxfordshire --
Surrey --
West Sussex --
London --
Greater London --
East of England --
Bedfordshire --
Cambridgeshire --
Essex --
Hertfordshire --
Norfolk --
Suffolk --
Midlands --
East Midlands --
Derbyshire --
Leicestershire --
Lincolnshire --
Northamptonshire --
Nottinghamshire --
Rutland --
West Midlands --
Herefordshire --
Shropshire --
Staffordshire --
Warwickshire --
West Midlands --
Worcestershire --
North of England --
North-west --
Cheshire --
Cumbria --
Greater Manchester --
Isle of Man --
Lancashire --
Merseyside --
Yorkshire --
East Riding of Yorkshire --
North Yorkshire --
South Yorkshire --
West Yorkshire --
North-east --
Co. Durham --
Northumberland --
Tyne and Wear --
Wales --
Anglesey --
Cardiganshire --
Carmarthenshire --
Conwy --
Denbighshire --
Flintshire --
Glamorgan --
Gwynedd --
Monmouthshire --
Pembrokeshire --
Powys --
Wrexham --
Scotland --
Aberdeenshire --
Angus --
Argyll and Bute --
Ayrshire --
Borders --
Dumfries and Galloway --
Dunbartonshire --
Fife --
Highland --
Lanarkshire --
Lothian --
Moray --
Orkney --
Perth and Kinross --
Renfrewshire --
Shetland --
Stirlingshire --
Ireland --
Ulster (including Northern Ireland) --
Antrim --
Armagh --
Cavan --
Donegal --
Down --
Fermanagh --
Londonderry --
Monaghan --
Tyrone --
Connaght --
Galway --
Leitrim --
Mayo --
Roscommon --
Sligo --
Leinster --
Carlow --
Dublin --
Kildare --
Kilkenny --
Longford --
Meath --
Offaly --
Westmeath --
Wexford --
Wicklow --
Munster --
Clare --
Cork --
Kerry --
Limerick --
Tipperary --
Waterford.
Other Titles: Guide to literary Britain & Ireland
Literary Britain & Ireland
Literary Britain and Ireland
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The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain and Ireland lists almost 1,800 places: cities, towns, villages, districts and houses, where writers lived and worked, or were born, educated, or buried, and  Read more...

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The Guide's aim (so wonderfully achieved) is to amuse and inform. Toby Barnard, TLS Beautiful, browsable book. Boyd Tonkin, The Independent Pretty much perfect Classic FM

 
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