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The fictions of romantic tourism : Radcliffe, Scott, and Mary Shelley

Author: George Dekker
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Exemplary Romantic novelists Ann Radcliffe, Sir Walter Scott, and Mary Shelley were likewise keen tourists and influential contributors to the discourse of Romantic tourism. The shaping power of this discourse - already highly developed in poetry, travel literature, and the visual arts by the time they began writing - affected not only what they saw and felt on tour but also how they imagined their greatest novels.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Walter Scott; Ann Radcliffe; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Walter Scott, Sir; Ann Ward Radcliffe; Ann Radcliffe; Walter Scott; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Shelley; Walter Scott; Ann Radcliffe; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Ann Radcliffe; Walter Scott
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Dekker
ISBN: 0804750084 9780804750080
OCLC Number: 55729716
Description: x, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The fictions of romantic tourism --
The fictionality of the romantic novel --
Radcliffe the tourist --
Radcliffe and the fictions of spiritual tourism --
Tourist transport in Waverley and The heart of mid-Lothian --
Scott the tourist : Guy Mannering and the Turner illustrations --
Mary Shelley and the fictions of companionable tourism --
Fictions of pilgrimage : Italy's "magical and memorable abodes."
Responsibility: George G. Dekker.
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Romantic novelists Ann Radcliffe, Sir Walter Scott, and Mary Shelley were keen tourists and influential contributors to the discourse of Romantic tourism. The shaping power of this discourse  Read more...

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