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Title:
Victorians in the mountains : sinking the sublime
Author:
Colley, Ann C.
Personal Author:
Physical Description:
ix, 253 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
Also published by Routledge, New York.
Language:
English
Contents:
Tourists, climbers, and the sublime -- Sinking the sublime -- Spectators, telescopes, and spectacle -- Ladies on high -- Literary figures in the Alps -- John Ruskin: climbing and the vulnerable eye -- Toothpowder and breadcrumbs: Gerard Manley Hopkins in the Alps -- Snowbound with Robert Louis Stevenson -- Coda -- The Himalaya and the persistence of the sublime.
ISBN:
9781138272552

9781409406334
Format :
Book