By John A. Pinto,Colin B. Bailey

urban of the Soul seriously examines how a global solid of holiday makers formed Rome’s photograph, visible and literary, within the century among 1770 and 1870—from the period of the Grand journey to the onset of mass tourism. The everlasting urban emerges not just as an intensely actual position but additionally as a romantic suggestion onto which artists and writers projected their very own imaginations and longings.

The booklet will attract a large viewers of readers drawn to the historical past of paintings, structure, and images, the Romantic poets, and different writers from Byron to Henry James. it's going to additionally allure the curiosity of historians of urbanism, panorama, and Italy. Nonspecialists and armchair tourists will benefit from the diversified literary and inventive responses to Rome.

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