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Colley, Ann C
Victorians in the mountains : sinking the sublime / Ann C. Colley
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PR468.A33 C65 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Aestheticism (Literature)
Sublime, The, in literature
Nature in literature
Mountaineering in literature
Technological innovations -- History -- 19th century
Subject Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 -- Criticism and interpretation
Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889 -- Criticism and interpretation
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject(s) Nationalism and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description ix, 253 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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

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