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Shelley's eye : travel writing and aesthetic vision

Author: Benjamin Colbert
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2005.
Series: Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is informed by original research on a wide range of period travel writings, including Mary Shelley and Shelley's neglected collaboration, History of a Six Weeks' Tour (1817), in which 'Mont Blanc' first appeared." "Shelley's Eye offers a new perspective on Shelley's intellectual history. It is also a timely and important contribution to recent interdisciplinary scholarship that aims to re-evaluate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Colbert, Benjamin, 1961-
Shelley's eye.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2005
(OCoLC)607633529
Named Person: Percy Bysshe Shelley; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Percy Bysshe Shelley
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Colbert
ISBN: 0754604853 9780754604853
OCLC Number: 55657509
Description: xi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 'The sun rises over France' : post-Napoleonic travellers' Europe --
'Citizens of the world' : dislocated vision in Alastor --
'The raptures of travellers' : writing Mont Blanc --
'Relics of antiquity' : Shelley's classical tour through Italy --
'The emblem of Italy' : two-fold vision in Prometheus unbound --
'Empire o'er the unborn world' : Shelley's Hellas.
Series Title: Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England)
Responsibility: Benjamin Colbert.
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Percy Bysshe Shelley joined the deluge of sightseers that poured into the Continent after Napoleon's defeat in 1814. Shelley's Eye is the first study to address Shelley's participation in the travel  Read more...

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