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Byron and place history, translation, nostalgia by Stephen Cheeke

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills [U.K.], New York .
Written in English



  • Europe,
  • England


  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- Settings.,
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- Homes and haunts.,
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- Knowledge -- Europe.,
  • Translating and interpreting -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Literature and history -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Place (Philosophy) in literature.,
  • Nostalgia in literature.,
  • History in literature.,
  • Setting (Literature),
  • Europe -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.,
  • Europe -- In literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-237) and index.

StatementStephen Cheeke.
LC ClassificationsPR4392.S46 C47 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 241 p. ;
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3578898M
ISBN 101403904030
LC Control Number2002192459

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