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Author Kassis, Dimitrios.
Title Representations of the North in Victorian Travel Literature.
Imprint Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.

Author Kassis, Dimitrios.
Subject Travelers' writings, English -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Travel writing -- History -- 19th century.
English prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Authors, English -- Travel.
Scandinavia -- In literature.
Europe, Northern -- In literature.
Description 1 online resource
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Table of contents -- acknowledgements -- abstract -- introduction -- part i -- chapter one -- chapter two -- chapter three -- part ii -- chapter one -- chapter two -- part iii -- chapter one -- chapter two -- part iv -- chapter one -- chapter two -- part v -- chapter one -- chapter two -- part vi -- chapter one -- chapter two -- part vii -- chapter one -- chapter two -- conclusion -- bibliography
Summary Travel literature has always been associated with the construction of utopias which were founded on the idea of unknown lands. During their journeys in foreign lands, British travellers tended to formulate various critical opinions based on their background knowledge of the country visited. Their attempts to interpret other nations were often misinterpretations of the peoples in question as the Other. At the close of the eighteenth century, when Grand Tourism started to fade away and travelling became a mainstream activity for the middle-class Briton, travel writers attempted to identify with.
ISBN 1322889791 (electronic bk.)
9781322889795 (electronic bk.)
9781443875158 (electronic bk.)
1443875155 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 903318547
Additional Format Print version: Kassis, Dimitrios. Representations of the North in Victorian travel literature. Newcastle upon Tyne, England : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015 vi, 360 pages 9781443870849

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