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by William Whitman

Category: Europe
Subcategory: Traveling
Author: William Whitman
ISBN: 0913515566
ISBN13: 978-0913515563
Language: English
Publisher: Starrhill Pr; 1st edition (November 1, 1990)
Pages: 79
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Literary descriptions of cities (also known as urban descriptiones) form a literary genre that originated in Ancient Greek epideictic rhetoric. They can be prose or poetry

Literary descriptions of cities (also known as urban descriptiones) form a literary genre that originated in Ancient Greek epideictic rhetoric. They can be prose or poetry. Many take the form of an urban eulogy (variously referred to as an encomium urbis, laudes urbium, encomium civis, laus civis, laudes civitatum; or in English: urban or city encomium, panegyric, laudation or praise poem) which praise their subject.

The genre of travel literature encompasses outdoor literature, guide books, nature writing, and travel memoirs. One early travel memoirist in Western literature was Pausanias, a Greek geographer of the 2nd century AD. In the early modern period, James Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (1786) helped shape travel memoir as a genre.

Literary Travel Guide: Palm Springs. Image of Lake Michigan Print N. .Find this Pin and more on Milwaukee by Brooke Hartling. 5 Libraries to Visit in Celebration of National Library Lovers Month 1 - Central Library in Kansas City, MO I first discovered this great library when I was putting together my literary travel guide for Kansas City - I love this photo that Hilary of The Dandy Lens took of this library for me! Hasty Book List.

Here's your guide to 7 of the best literary cities across the globe. Visitors can also take a number of literary tours, including the Our Writings walking tour of the Literary and Historical Society of Québec’s Morrin Centre; founded in 1824, it contains a gorgeous Victorian-era library. Mystery lovers might want to take the Bury Your Dead tour, which follows the trail of the fictional inspector from Louise Penny’s best-selling mystery novel of the same name.

Literary tourism has been around for centuries. In the wake of recent Book Lovers Day, let us look at cities that have become literary destinations. You can combine your love for books and travel with these 6 famous literary cities. Main chamber of the Old Library, the Long Room. Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.

A guide book or travel guide is "a book of information about a place designed for the use of visitors or tourists". It will usually include information about sights, accommodation, restaurants, transportation, and activities. Maps of varying detail and historical and cultural information are often included.

IN at least one important way, selecting a book for an armchair excursion is like planning an actual trip: Where you go may not be as important as the person you go with.

More locations will be added over the next few months. The idea of a specialized tourism, travel that caters to one’s interests, has been around as long as the travel industry. But it has never quite catered to literary interests in a major way.

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