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Journeys in Ireland: Literary Travellers, Rural Landscapes, Cultural Relations Martin Ryle

Journeys in Ireland: Literary Travellers, Rural Landscapes, Cultural Relations

Martin Ryle

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ISBN : 9781859282007
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190 pages
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This volume offers a reasoned critical account of a wide range of travel writing about rural Ireland. The focus is on work by English travellers, from the scenic tourists of the post-Romantic period to Eric Newby in the 1980s. Ryle also discussesMoreThis volume offers a reasoned critical account of a wide range of travel writing about rural Ireland. The focus is on work by English travellers, from the scenic tourists of the post-Romantic period to Eric Newby in the 1980s. Ryle also discusses accounts by American and English anthropologists, as well as writing by Irish authors including J. M. Synge, George Moore, Sean OFaolain and Colm Toibin.