The Resource A Canterbury pilgrimage/An Italian pilgrimage, (ebook)

A Canterbury pilgrimage/An Italian pilgrimage, (ebook)

Label
A Canterbury pilgrimage/An Italian pilgrimage
Title
A Canterbury pilgrimage/An Italian pilgrimage
Title variation
Italian pilgrimage
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
A peasant in peaked hat and blue shirt, with trousers rolled up high above his bare knees, crossed the road and silently examined the tricycle. "You have a good horse," he then said; "it eats nothing." -from An Italian Pilgrimage. The 1880s was an exhilarating time for cycling pioneers like Elizabeth and her husband Joseph. As boneshakers and high-wheelers evolved into tandem tricycles and the safety bike, cycling grew from child's play and extreme sport into a leisurely and, importantly, literary mode of transportation. The illustrated travel memoirs of "those Pennells" were-and still are-highly entertaining. They helped usher in the new age of leisure touring, while playfully hearkening back to famous literary journeys. In this new edition, Dave Buchanan provides rich cultural contexts surrounding the Pennells' first two adventures. These long out-of-print travel memoirs will delight avid cyclists as well as scholars of travel literature, cycling history, women's writing, Victorian literature, and illustration
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Midwest
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1855-1936
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Pennell, Elizabeth Robins
Dewey number
914.204/81
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1857-1926
  • 1967-
  • 1857-1926
  • 1857-1926
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  • Pennell, Joseph
  • Buchanan, Dave
  • Pennell, Joseph
  • Pennell, Joseph
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Wayfarer series
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  • Pennell, Joseph
  • Pennell, Joseph
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins
  • Bicycle touring
  • Bicycle touring
  • England
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
Label
A Canterbury pilgrimage/An Italian pilgrimage, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781772120929
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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MWT11861670
Specific material designation
remote
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11861670
System control number
MWT11861670
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A Canterbury pilgrimage/An Italian pilgrimage, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781772120929
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861670
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11861670
System control number
MWT11861670
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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