• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Romantic Writing and Pedestrian Travel (Hardback)
  • Romantic Writing and Pedestrian Travel (Hardback)
zoom

Romantic Writing and Pedestrian Travel (Hardback)

(author)
£138.00
Hardback 246 Pages / Published: 04/08/1997
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Romantic Writing and Pedestrian Travel is an exploration of the relationship between walking and writing. Robin Jarvis here reconstructs the scene of walking, both in Britain and on the Continent, in the 1790s, and analyses the mentality and motives of the early pedestrian traveller. He then discusses the impact of this cultural revolution on the creativity of major Romantic writers, focusing especially on William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Coleridge, Clare, Keats, Hazlitt and Hunt. In readings which engage current debates around literature and travel, landscape aesthetics, ecocriticism, the poetics of gender, and the materiality of Romantic discourse, Jarvis demonstrates how walking became not only a powerful means of self-enfranchisement but also the focus of restless textual energies.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780333658147
Number of pages: 246
Weight: 480 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 22 mm

You may also be interested in...

"Coriolanus"
Added to basket
Macbeth
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Blake
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
A Life in Letters
Added to basket
The Life Of Samuel Johnson
Added to basket
Arabian Nights' Entertainments
Added to basket
The Vicar of Wakefield
Added to basket
Shakespeare's Restless World
Added to basket
As You Like It
Added to basket
Robert Burns
Added to basket
£9.99
Hardback
The Jew of Malta
Added to basket
Camilla
Added to basket
£13.99
Paperback
The Return of the Native
Added to basket
Shakespeare
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.