At Juliet's Tomb: Anglophone Travel-writing and Shakespeare's Verona, 1814-1914

Watson, Nicola J. (2016). At Juliet's Tomb: Anglophone Travel-writing and Shakespeare's Verona, 1814-1914. In: Bigliazzi, Silvia and Calvi, Lisanna eds. Shakespeare, Romeo & Juliet, and Civic Life: The Boundaries of Civic Space. Routledge Studies in Shakespeare. New York: Routledge, pp. 224–237.

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A history of the invention and tourist consumption of Shakespeare's Verona in the aftermath of Waterloo which explores the cultural imperatives driving investment first in 'Juliet's tomb' and then in 'Juliet's house' by local authorities and British tourists.

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