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Impressions of Southern Italy

British Travel Writing from Henry Swinburne to Norman Douglas

Impressions of Southern Italy( )
Author: Ouditt, Sharon
Series title:Routledge Research in Travel Writing Ser.
ISBN:978-0-415-71509-6
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $148.00
Book Description:

Naples was conventionally the southernmost stop of the Grand Tour beyond which, it was assumed, lay violent disorder: earthquakes, malaria, bandits, inhospitable inns, few roads and appalling food. On the other hand, Southern Italy lay at the heart of Magna Graecia, whose legends were hard-wired into the cultural imaginations of the educated.

This book studies the British travellers who visited Italy's Southern territories. Spanning the late eighteenth century to the...
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Pages:222
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Travel / Europe / Italy
History / Europe / Italy
Travel / Essays & Travelogues
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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