Curious travellers: Thomas Pennant and the Welsh and Scottish tour (1760-1820)

Deans, A. and Leask, N. (2016) Curious travellers: Thomas Pennant and the Welsh and Scottish tour (1760-1820). Studies in Scottish Literature, 42(2), pp. 164-172.

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Abstract

Describes the digital mapping element in a collaborative AHRC-funded project Curious Travellers, that combines the editing and critical interpretation of early Romantic-period travel writing with cartographical work involving digitized historic maps, especially in the correspondence and manuscript and published travel journals of the Welsh naturalist Thomas Pennant (1726-1798), and provides examples of the issues involved in matching texts and maps, particularly for Gaelic place-names.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Leask, Professor Nigel and Deans, Dr Alex
Authors: Deans, A., and Leask, N.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Journal Name:Studies in Scottish Literature
Publisher:University of South Carolina
ISSN:0039-3770
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 The AuthorsStudies in Scottish Literature
First Published:First published in Studies in Scottish Literature 42(2):164-172
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
646321Curious Travellers: Thomas Pennant and the Welsh and Scottish Tour, 1760-1815Nigel LeaskArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/L009463/1CRIT - CRITICAL STUDIES ADMINISTRATION