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Published: 30 June 2020

304 Pages | 30 black and white illustrations

9 × 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789621181

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William Wordsworth and Modern Travel

Railways, Motorcars and the Lake District, 1830-1940

Saeko Yoshikawa

Liverpool University Press

Romantic Reconfigurations Studies in Literature and Culture 1780 1850

  • A full account of how transport revolutions, mass tourism, war and globalisation shaped Wordsworth's Lake District in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
  • Reveals that Wordsworth's attitude to the new age of railways was more complicated than previously understood
  • Sheds new light on Wordsworth's influence on environmental studies, heritage studies and modern travel
  • raws on a wide range of primary sources including poems, guidebooks, newspapers, motor magazines, advertisements, maps, private letters and visitors books