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Tourists: Diversification and Disdain, 1760–1830

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter situates Romantic acts of travel in their larger context, which is the upsurge of tourism in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The various modes of tourism that emerge in this ... More


Misadventurers II: Political Themes

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter explores the political resonance of the figure of the maritime misadventurer, and by extension the political symbolism that could attach to the Romantic espousal of misadventure in travel ... More


William Wordsworth and Modern Travel: Railways, Motorcars and the Lake District, 1830-1940

Saeko Yoshikawa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621181
eISBN:
9781800341814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621181.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book explores William Wordsworth’s pervasive influence on the tourist landscapes of the Lake District throughout the age of transport revolutions, popular tourism, and the Great 1914-18 War. It ... More


Origins

Gary James

in The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495.00010
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Focusing on the period 1840–1863, this chapter highlights how organised sports such as pedestrianism became examples of how to establish a working-class sporting spectacle in the years prior to ... More


Wordsworthian Tourism in the Interwar Period

Saeko Yoshikawa

in William Wordsworth and Modern Travel: Railways, Motorcars and the Lake District, 1830-1940

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621181
eISBN:
9781800341814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621181.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 7 explores how the cultural identity of the Lake District was redefined and preserved after the First World War through two trends: new global tourism, and the advent of outdoor movements. ... More


‘Inhabited Solitudes’: Dorothy Wordsworth and the Legacy of the Picturesque Tour

Nigel Leask

in Stepping Westward: Writing the Highland Tour c. 1720-1830

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198850021
eISBN:
9780191884498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850021.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Resisting a standard reading of William Gilpin as ‘appropriating’ Scottish landscape from a privileged metropolitan perspective, I discover a more radical and environmentally sensitive potential in ... More


Design Debates

Emily Talen

in Neighborhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190907495
eISBN:
9780190907525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907495.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the primary design debates involved in neighborhood formation: whether they can or should be planned all at once and as complete units; their boundedness and centeredness, and ... More


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