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Published: 31 May 2007

312 Pages


ISBN: 9780199259984

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The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Carl Thompson

Clarendon Press

Oxford English Monographs

  • A freshly-researched and original argument about how travel writing shaped some key Romantic texts
  • Places English Romantic poetry in an illuminating new perspective
  • Includes now-neglected sub-genres such as shipwreck and captivity narratives
  • Traces the formation of key features of modern attitudes to travel