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