A Dream of England: Landscape, Photography, and the Tourist's Imagination

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Manchester University Press, 1994 - Art - 295 pages
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This superbly-illustrated new book explores English society and its relationship to the landscape, as seen through photography and tourism over the last hundred years. All the major tourist venues are covered including Stonenhenge, National Trust houses, the Lake District and Shakespeare country. A wide variety of stunning photographs are included in the book from Victorian pastoral scenes and Emerson's views of Norfolk, to contemporary photography including Martin Parr's wry images of end of the century society ...

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User Review  - 20thomas09 - LibraryThing

Interesting what I've read so far. The role photos played and how the creators idea of themselves are displayed by the photos they chose to take. A kind of critical reading of them. Read full review

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About the author (1994)

John Taylor, a journalist for more than two decades, has been a contributing editor at New York magazine and a senior writer for Esquire. He lives in East Moriches, New York.

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