Georgia Toumara

g.toumara.1@research.gla.ac.uk

Research title: Travelling in the Byronic Aura: Cliché and Imaginary Geographies in Late Romantic and Victorian Travelogues to Greece and Italy

Research Summary

'The Byronic Cliché in Late Romantic and Victorian Travelogues to Greece and Italy'

My research focuses on the intersection of late Romantic and Victorian traveller tropes and the Byronic legacy. My interest lies specifically in portrayals of and interactions with landscape and the Byronic cliché images that pervade travel accounts (travelogues, guidebooks, journals etc.) 

Research interests

  • Travel Literature of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
  • Romantic Legacies
  • Representation of Ruins
  • Gothic Imagery of Landscapes
  • Material Culture