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The Oxford Literary Guide to Great Britain and Ireland By Dorothy Eagle

The Oxford Literary Guide to Great Britain and Ireland by Dorothy Eagle

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From Shakespeare's Stratford to the London of Charles Dickens, this book contains a gazetteer of over 1250 places in Britain and Ireland,and gives details of their connections with the lives of famous writers. It is packaged as a guidebook for travellers and tourists.

The Oxford Literary Guide to Great Britain and Ireland Summary

The Oxford Literary Guide to Great Britain and Ireland by Dorothy Eagle

From Dickens' London and Joyce's Dublin, to Scott's Border Country and the real and imagined Wales of Dylan Thomas, this book is a companion for any journey around Britain and Ireland. Containing curious information and anecdotes, the gazeteer section lists 1,250 towns and villages, including 105 places new to this edition. There are also 137 extra names in the index of over 1,000 authors, including John Betjeman, Roald Dahl and Raymond Chandler. For each place there are details of who lived there, where they lived and what they wrote. There is also an index with biographies of over 1000 writers helping the reader to follow writers from place to place. Designed for planning literary tours anywhere in the British Isles, this book is for anyone with an interest in British literary heritage.

About Dorothy Eagle


About the Editors
Dorothy Eagle and Hilary Carnell prepared the orginal edition of the Oxford Literary Guide. Meic Stephens is a former Literature Director of the Welsh Arts Council and editor of The Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales.

Additional information

GOR004956027
The Oxford Literary Guide to Great Britain and Ireland by Dorothy Eagle
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1993-05-31
478
019283133X
9780192831330
N/A
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