Now available in paperback, this is the first full-length study of the phenomenon of literary tourism as it emerges in nineteenth-century Britain - seems to be subject of increasing interest in academic circles. It deals with tourism associated with a number of major authors, including Shakespeare, the Brontes, Phillip Pullman and Hardy. It is written in a lively, accessible and witty style. It draws upon a wide and eclectic range of materials - tourist handbooks, travel literature, personal diaries, letters, museum displays, novels, film, poems and paintings. It features a series of illustrations never before reproduced. It is now available in long-awaited paperback edition - hardback has sold well, with lots of review coverage.This original, witty, illustrated study, now available for the first time in paperback, offers the first analytical history of the rise and development of literary tourism in nineteenth-century Britain, associated with authors from Shakespeare, Gray, Keats, Burns and Scott, the Bronte sisters, and Thomas Hardy.