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Transports Travel, Pleasure, and Imaginative Geography, 1600-1830 cover
  • ISBN: 9780300063820
  • ISBN10: 0300063822

Transports Travel, Pleasure, and Imaginative Geography, 1600-1830

by Chloe Chard

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 12/01/1996
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In this rich exploration of the era of the Grand Tour, contributors from the fields of history, art history, literary history and theory, science history, and anthropology investigate the experiences of travellers and their ways of understanding and representing their encounters with the foreign. From the beginning of the seventeenth century through to the early decades of the nineteenth century, the practice of the Grand Tour supplied a crucial point of reference for travel and imaginative geography in general. The authors address narrative orderings of travel; the classification of exotic subjects; paradisal topography in the paintings of Claude Lorrain; Beckford's invocations of China as he travels through Italy; volcanoes in the discourses of travel and geology; the experience of Rome; crossing boundaries and exceeding limits in travel and in the sublime; liberty and licence in New Zealand; foreigners' responses to the high-velocity culture of London; and Byron's sublime impulse beyond the established bounds of the Grand Tour.
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