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Gothic Tourism - Palgrave Gothic (Hardback)
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Gothic Tourism - Palgrave Gothic (Hardback)

Hardback 251 Pages / Published: 22/10/2015
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From Strawberry Hill to The Dungeons, Alnwick Castle to Barnageddon, Gothic tourism is a fascinating, and sometimes controversial, area. This lively study considers Gothic tourism's aesthetics and origins, as well as its relationship with literature, film, folklore, heritage management, arts programming and the 'edutainment' business.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137391285
Number of pages: 251
Weight: 4336 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 16 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2016


"Gothic Tourism is ... aimed not only at academics but a more general readership. Here, author Emma McEvoy examines everything from waxwork museums to ghost walks to ask what Gothic tourism is and how Gothic works as a touristic mode. ... Gothic Tourism covers an impressive range of sites in its tour of English Gothic ... . Gothic Tourism is a valuable - and highly readable - addition, then to histories of tourism as well as the history of geography ... ." (Jennifer Wallis, World Headpress,, May, 2016)

"This book is certainly a timely publication. ... the book invites further research in this area and a wider examination of this cultural tradition. The style throughout is both informative and interesting ... . this is an entertaining, educational read, which serves as an enlightening introduction to the fascinating and expanding realm of gothic tourism." (Elizabeth Parker, Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies, Issue 15, 2016)

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