Thomas Gray's Journal of His Visit to the Lake District in 1769: With a Life, Commentary and Historical Background

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This text is an edited reprint of Thomas Gray's journal kept during his visit to the Lakes in October 1769. The journal was originally written into a notebook and then copied into letters to his friend, Dr Thomas Wharton. In addition, the work includes an interpretative commentary following Gray around, attempting to explain and emphasise Gray's vision of the landscape as he discovered it before the tourist invasion. There is also a life of Thomas Gray in order to give some insight into the personality of the writer, and a ...

Thomas Gray's Journal of His Visit to the Lake District in 1769: With a Life, Commentary and Historical Background 2007, Liverpool University Press

ISBN-13: 9780853236672

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