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Two roving Englishwomen in Greece

by Isabel J. Armstrong

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Published by S. Low, Marston in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greece -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Isabel J. Armstrong.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF725 .A73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 300 p.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22895870M
    LC Control Number12190078

    Guidebooks to Greece in the period offer a valuable insight into the way the real site of Greece was mediated to tourists. While book history has considered early guidebooks in terms of literary artefacts (Francois, ), and there is some new archival work on the history of the corporate guidebook in the nineteenth century (Goodwin & Johnston Cited by: 3.   I’ve teamed up with six wonderful authors, whose books I personally adore, and they will be gifting two copies of their kindles each to the lucky winners of the giveaway. So that’s 12 kindles up for grabs! One lucky reader will get all six books, and six others will win a kindle by random. Feast your eyes at these tantalizing book goodies.

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Excerpt from Two Roving Englishwomen in Greece To the majority of English people, Greece is still a terra incognita, and to that fact alone can be attributed the wide-spread belief in the dangers encountered by the traveller in that kingdom. On my friend (Edith Payne) and I announcing our intention of starting off by ourselves to Greece, the Cited by: 1.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Armstrong, Isabel J. Two roving Englishwomen in Greece. London, S. Low, Marston, (OCoLC) Cambridge Core - European History after - Two Roving Englishwomen in Greece - by Isabel J. Armstrong. "Roving Englishwomen": Greece in women's travel writing Article (PDF Available) in Mosaic 35(2) June with 98 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Two Roving Englishwomen in Greece Isabel J. Armstrong (born c) and her travelling companion Edith Payne were part of an increasing cohort of determined women entering territory deemed unsuitable for ladies: travel.

Women such as Isabella Bird (whose work is also available in this series) and Mary Kingsley had defied social convention. Two Roving Englishwomen Posted on by Cambridge Library Collection Even in these days of avalanches of instant information, the CLC team occasionally comes across an author about whom we cannot find out anything except that s/he wrote a particular book and therefore may be presumed to have flourished at the time the book was published.

"Roving Englishwomen": Greece in Women's Travel Writing. By Mitsi, Efterpi that 'tis impossible to imagine anything more agreeable than this journey would have been between two or three thousand years since, when, after drinking a dish of tea with Sapho, I might have gone, the same evening, to visit the temple of Homer in Chios, and passed.

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Robert Pashley (–59) spent –4 exploring Greece and Turkey as a Trinity College, Cambridge Travelling Fellow and contributor to a British survey of the Mediterranean, yet it was the island of Crete that most captivated his attention; his travels there became the subject of this two-volume account, published in The teachers Thoughts want of the age Western schism white hand Greater gospel Greece, Glimpses at Greek civilization her hopes and troubles History of, Vol.

III., B.C. to the death of Alexander (Macmillan) in the 19th century Pre Homerictales Two roving Author: Cedric Chivers. "Roving Englishwomen": Greece in Women's Travel Writing EFTERPI MITSI I am so angry with myself that I will pass by all the other islands with this general reflection, that 'tis impossible to imagine any-thing more agreeable than this journey would have been between two or three thousand years since, when, after drinking a dish of.

A later author, Isobel Armstrong, dedicates her book Two Roving Englishwomen in Greece 'To Mrs Edmonds, who has pleaded the cause of the Greek people in song, biography and romance.' In this period, Modern Greek poetry, especially folk poetry, became attractive to a circle of women in Britain.

Iceland by Charles Stuart Forbes,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Charles Stuart Forbes. The subject of the present course of lectures is the Constitutions and the Orators of Greece; but I will take the liberty of prefacing the discussion of it with a few general remarks.

European culture traces its origin mainly to the inhabitants of that comparatively diminutive country. Although the nonfiction book should be full of definite facts, the author can add some emotions to make this memoir or chronic and not so bored.

It is a perfect literature for studying. Two Roving Englishwomen in Greece. by Isabel J Armstrong. 8 / A History of the Legislative Union of Grea by T Dunbar Thomas Dunbar In. Communist insurgents battled to topple the government of Greece.

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AINSWOBTH (WILLIAM HARRISON)—THE TOWEB or LONDON. The. Two Roving Englishwomen → Ruthin’s Most Famous Son. The resulting book, Cambria Depicta, took nine years to complete, and involved ‘travelling as a pedestrian, between two and three thousand miles, over one of the roughest districts of Great Britain’.

Sadly, as a footnote to the preface relates, ‘The Author of this Valuable Work.Books set in Greece: [Oedipus Rex, Sputnik Sweetheart, Corelli's Mandolin, Acheron, Fables & Reflections, The Magus, Trapped, The Symposiu.