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Victorians in the Mountains

Sinking the Sublime

Victorians in the Mountains( )
Author: Colley, Ann C.
ISBN:978-1-317-00197-3
Publication Date:Feb 2016
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Digital (delivered electronically)
List Price:USD $62.95
Book Description:

In her compelling book, Ann C. Colley examines the shift away from the cult of the sublime that characterized the early part of the nineteenth century to the less reverential perspective from which the Victorians regarded mountain landscapes. And what a multifaceted perspective it was, as unprecedented numbers of the Victorian middle and professional classes took themselves off on mountaineering holidays so commonplace that the editors of Punch sarcastically reported that the route to...
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Pages:266



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