Travel and Landscape: A Bibliography

To accompany ENGL 450: Romantic Travellers (Winter Term 2003)
David S. Miall, Department of English, University of Alberta

Adickes, Sandra. The Social Quest: The Expanded Vision of Four Women Travelers in the Era of the French Revolution. New York: Peter Lang, 1991.

Andrews, Malcolm. The Search for the Picturesque: Landscape Aesthetics and Tourism in Britain, 1760-1800. Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1990.

Ashfield, Andrew, and Peter De Bolla (eds.). The Sublime: A Reader in 18th-Century Aesthetic Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996.

Aubrey, James R. Alexander Pope and Picturesque Landscape. Bucknell Review: A Scholarly Journal of Letters, Arts and Sciences, 29:1 (1984): 73-86.

Barbier, Carl Paul. William Gilpin. His Drawings, Teaching, and Theory of the Picturesque. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1963.

Barrell, John. The Dark Side of the Landscape: The Rural Poor in English Painting, 1730-1840. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1980.

Bate, Jonathan. Romantic Ecology: Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition. London: Routledge, 1991.

Bate, Jonathan. Living with the Weather. Studies in Romanticism, 35.3 (1996 Fall), 431.

Bending, Stephen. Re-Reading the Eighteenth Century English Landscape Garden. In An English Arcadia: Landscape and Architecture in Britain and America (pp. 379-99). San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1992.

Bermingham, Ann. Landscape and Ideology: The English Rustic Tradition, 1740-1860. London: Thames & Hudson, 1987.

Bermingham, Ann. The Popularisation of the Picturesque Taste. Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century, 265 (1989): 1212-1213.

Bicknell, Peter; Woof, Robert. The Discovery of the Lake District 1750-1810: A Context for Wordsworth. Grasmere: The Trustees of Dove Cottage, 1982.

Black, Jeremy. Italy and the Grand Tour: The British Experience in the Eighteenth Century. Annali d'Italianistica, 14 (1996): 532-41.

Blythe, Ronald. An Inherited Perspective: Landscape and the Indigenous Eye. In Hallberg Paul (ed.). The Feeling for Nature and the Landscape of Man (pp. 12-25). Gothenburg: Kungl. Vetenskaps- & Vitterhets-Samhallet, 1980.

Bodenheimer, Rosemarie. Looking at the Landscape in Jane Austen. SEL: Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900, 21:4 (1981 Autumn): 605-623.

Bohls, Elizabeth A. Women Travel Writers and the Language of Aesthetics 1716-1818. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995.

Breitinger, Eckhard. Travels into the Interior of Africa: The 'Discovery' of a Continent. Komparatistische Hefte, 3 (1981): 11-27.

Brennan, Matthew C. The Landscape of Grief in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Studies in the Humanities, 15:1 (1988 June): 33-44.

Brennan, Matthew C. The Wordsworth of Landscape: Constable, or Turner? South Atlantic Quarterly, 85:3 (1986 Summer): 252-260.

Brennan, Matthew. Wordsworth, Turner, and Romantic Landscape: A Study in the Traditions of the Picturesque and the Sublime. Columbia, SC: Camden, 1987.

Brinkley, Robert. On the Composition of 'Mont Blanc': Staging a Wordsworthian Scene. English Language Notes, 24:2 (1986): 45-57.

Brinkley, Robert. Documenting Revision: Shelley's Lake Geneva Diary and the Dialogue with Byron in History of a Six Weeks' Tour. Keats-Shelley Journal, 39 (1990): 66-82.

Brownell, Morris R. William Gilpin's 'Unfinished Business': The Thames Tour (1764). Walpole Society, 57 (1993-1994): 52-78.

Buzard, James. The Uses of Romanticism: Byron and the Victorian Continental Tour. Victorian Studies, 35:1 (1991 Autumn): 29-49.

Buzard, James. The Beaten Track: European Tourism, Literature, and the Ways to Culture, 1800-1918. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Cardinal, R. Romantic Travel. In Rewriting the Self: Histories from the Renaissance to the Present, R. Porter (ed.). New York: Routledge, 1997.

Chandler, David. Vagrancy Smoked Out: Wordsworth 'betwixt Severn and Wye'. Romanticism On the Net 11 (August 1998).

Chard, Chloe; Langdon, Helen (eds). Transports: Travel, Pleasure, and Imaginative Geography, 1600-1830. New Haven, NJ: Yale UP, 1996.

Chew, Shirley. Wordsworth's Prelude: A Prospect in the Mind. In Hyland Peter (ed.). Discharging the Canon: Cross Cultural Readings in Literature (pp. 133-146). Singapore: Singapore UP, 1986.

Clark, Michael; Nicholas, Penny (eds.). The Arrogant Connoisseur: Richard Payne Knight, 1754-1824. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1982.

Cosgrove, Denis; Daniels, Stephen (eds.). The Iconography of Landscape. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1988.

Dangerfield, Anthony. 'The Faded Plain': Memory and Experience in Wordsworth's An Evening Walk. The Wordsworth Circle, 17:3 (1986 Summer): 164-168.

Ellison, Julie. Redoubled Feeling: Politics, Sentiment, and the Sublime in Williams and Wollstonecraft. Studies in Eighteenth Century Culture, 20 (1990): 197-215.

Fabricant, Carole. The Aesthetics and Politics of Landscape in the Eighteenth Century. In Cohen Ralph (ed.). Studies in Eighteenth Century British Art and Aesthetics (pp. 49-81). Berkeley: U of California P, 1985.

Fabricant, Carole. The Literature of Domestic Tourism and the Public Consumption of Private Property. In Nussbaum, Felicity; Brown, Laura (eds.). The New Eighteenth Century: Theory, Politics, English Literature (pp. 254-275). NY: Methuen, 1987.

Ferguson, Francis. Solitude and the Sublime: Romanticism and the Aesthetics of Individuation. NY: Routledge, 1992.

Fothergill, Brian. The Influence of Landscape and Architecture on the Composition of Vathek. In Graham Kenneth W. (ed.). Vathek and the Escape from Time: Bicentenary Revaluations (pp. 33-47). New York: AMS, 1990.

Frey, Heather. Defining the Self, Defiling the Countryside: Travel Writing and Romantic Ecology. The Wordsworth Circle, 28.3 (1997), 162-66.

Ferris, Ina Mobile. Words: Romantic Travel Writing and Print Anxiety. Modern Language Quarterly, 60:4 (1999): 451-68.

Fulford, Tim. Landscape, Liberty, and Authority: Poetry, Criticism, and Politics from Thomson to Wordsworth. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996.

Galperin, William. The Return of the Visible in British Romanticism. Baltimore & London: John Hopkins UP, 1993.

Garrard, Greg. Radical Pastoral? Studies in Romanticism, 35.3 (1996 Fall), 449-65.

Gay, Penny. A Changing View: Jane Austen's Landscape. Sydney Studies in English, Sydney, 15 (1989-1990): 47-62.

Giddey, Ernest. 1816: Switzerland and the Revival of the 'Grand Tour'. The Byron Journal, 19 (1991): 17-25.

Gilroy, Amanda, Ed. Romantic Geographies: Discourses of Travel, 1775-1844. Manchester & New York: Manchester University Press, 2000.

Glendening, John. The High Road: Romantic Tourism, Scotland, and Literature, 1720-1820. New York, NY: St. Martin's, 1997.


Guenter, Wendelin. The Sketch as Literary Metaphor: The British Romantic Travel Narrative. European Romantic Review, 7 (1997), 125-33.

Hall, Collette; Perreten, Peter; Shinehouse, Jane; Visser, Derk. Paradox in Paradise: Nature and Art in the Eighteenth Century Landscape Garden. In Mell Donald C. Jr.; Braun Theodore E. D.; Palmer Lucia M. (eds.). Man, God, and Nature in the Enlightenment (pp. 107-19). East Lansing, MI: Colleagues, 1988.

Heffernan, James A. W. The Re-Creation of Landscape: A Study of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Constable, and Turner. Hanover, NH: University Presses of New England, 1984.

Heffernan, James A. W. Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Turner: The Geometry of the Infinite. Bucknell Review, 29:1 (1984): 49-72.

Hickey, Alison. 'Extensive Views' in Johnson's Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland. SEL: Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900, 32:3 (1992 Summer): 537-53.

Hipple, Walter John. The Beautiful, the Sublime, and the Picturesque in Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetic Theory. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1957.

Holmes, Richard. Footsteps; Adventures of a Romantic Biographer. New York: Random House, Inc., 1996.

Huftel, Sheila. Reflections on a Tour Made in Scotland: August 1803. Contemporary Review, 249:1447 (1986 Aug.): 89-93.

Hunt, John Dixon. Gardens and the Picturesque: Studies in the History of Landscape Architecture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1992.

Hussey, Christopher. The Picturesque: Studies in a Point of View. London: F. Cass, 1927.

Irwin, David. Naples and the Grand Tour Artist; Actes du colloque internat. tenu a Aix en Provence les 4, 5, 6 Sept. 1985. In Paknadel F. (ed.). La Mediterranee au XVIIIe siecle (pp. 113-135). Aix en Provence: Univ. de Provence, 1987.

Janowitz, Anne. England's Ruins: Poetic Purpose and the National Landscape. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1990.

Jarvis, Robin. Romantic Writing and Pedestrial Travel. Basingstoke: Macmillan; New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.

Jones, Angela Dawn. Romantic Women Travel Writers and the Representation of Everyday Experience. Women's Studies, 26.5 (1997), 497-521.

Kadish, Doris. The Literature of Images: Narrative Landscape from Julie to Jane Eyre. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1986.

Kennedy, Deborah. Wordsworth, Turner, and the Power of Tintern Abbey. The Wordsworth Circle, 33:2 (2002 Spring): 79-84.

King, Francis. Love and Landscape in Wordsworth. The Wordsworth Circle, 18:1 (1987 Winter): 12-18.

Kostelnick, Charles. From Picturesque View to Picturesque Vision: William Gilpin and Ann Radcliffe. Mosaic, 18:3 (1985): 31-48.

Kroeber, Karl. Ecological Literary Criticism: Romantic Imagining and the Biology of Mind. New York: Columbia UP, 1994.

Labbe, Jacqueline M. Romantic Visualities: Landscape, Gender, and Romanticism. New York: St. Martin's P, 1997.

Lindsay, Maurice. The Eye is Delighted: Some Romantic Travellers in Scotland. London: F. Muller, 1971.

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Maleckova, Jitka. European Travel Books about the Ottoman Empire in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries as Historical Sources. Archiv Orientalni: Quarterly Journal of African, Asian, and Latin American Studies, 60:2 (1992): 147-56.

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McMillan, Dorothy. Some Early Travellers. In Gifford Douglas; McMillan Dorothy (eds.). A History of Scottish Women's Writing (pp. 119-42). Edinburgh, Great Britain: Edinburgh UP, 1997.

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