Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture

Travel Writing, Visual Culture, and Form, 1760-1900

Editors: Murray, Brian H., Henes, Mary, Hughes (Eds.)

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This collection reveals the variety of literary forms and visual media through which travel records were conveyed in the long nineteenth century, bringing together a group of leading researchers from a range of disciplines to explore the relationship between travel writing, visual representation and formal innovation.

About the authors

Brian H. Murray, University of Cambridge, UK. Mary Henes, independent scholar, UK. Clare Pettitt, King's College London, UK. Renate Dohmen, Open University, UK. Victoria Mills, University of Cambridge, UK. Simon Goldhill, University of Cambridge, UK. A.V. Seaton, University of Limerick, Ireland Alison Chapman, University of Victoria, Canada Michael Ledger-Lomas, King's College London, UK. Nicholas Warner, Claremont McKenna College, USA. Peter Garratt, Durham University, USA.

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“Book history as a field has shown an increasing willingness in recent years to engage with neighbouring fields, and interesting cross-fertilisations may arise in unexpected places: as such, SHARPists with an interest in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century visual culture may well find much here of interest.” (Susan Pickford, SHARP News, sharpweb.org, August, 2016)​

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction: Forms of Travel, Modes of Transport

    Murray, Brian H.

    Pages 1-18

  • Topos, Taxonomy and Travel in Nineteenth-Century Women’s Scrapbooks

    Pettitt, Clare

    Pages 21-41

  • Material (Re)collections of the ‘Shiny East’: A Late Nineteenth-Century Travel Account by a Young British Woman in India

    Dohmen, Renate

    Pages 42-64

  • Photography, Travel Writing and Tactile Tourism: Extra-Illustrating The Marble Faun

    Mills, Victoria

    Pages 65-86

  • Photography and the Real: The Biblical Gaze and the Professional Album in the Holy Land

    Goldhill, Simon

    Pages 87-111

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Travel Writing, Visual Culture, and Form, 1760-1900
Editors
  • Brian H. Murray
  • Mary Henes
  • Hughes
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-54339-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137543394
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-54338-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 248
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