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Indicative Reading List

  • Bunbury, Selina, A Visit to the Catacombs, or First Christian Cemeteries at Rome: and a Midnight Visit to Mount Vesuvius (London: W.W. Robinson, 1849)
  • Chapman, Alison, ‘On Il Risorgimento’, BRANCH http://www.branchcollective.org/?ps_articles=alison-chapman-on-il-risorgimento
  • Chapman, Alison, Networking the nation : British and American women's poetry and Italy, 1840-1870 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015)
  • Chapman, Alison and Stabler, Jane (eds), Unfolding the South: Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers and Artists in Italy (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2003), pp. 110-36
  • Colletta, Lisa, The legacy of the grand tour : new essays on travel, literature, and culture (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2015)
  • De Staël, Madame, Corinne, or, Italy, trans. by Isabel Hill (London: Richard Bentley, 1833)
  • Falchi, Federcia, ‘Beyond National Borders; 'Italian' Patriots United in the Name of Giuseppe Mazzini : Emilie Ashurst, Margaret Fuller and Jessie White Mario’, Women’s History Review,
  • Foster, Shirley, Across New Worlds: Nineteenth-Century Women Travellers and their Writings (New York: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1990)
  • Goodden, Angelica, Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)
  • Hamilton, Susan, Frances Power Cobbe and Victorian Feminism (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2006)
  • Law, John (ed.), Victorian and Edwardian Responses to the Italian Renaissance (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005)
  • McCue, Maureen, British Romanticism and the Reception of Italian Old Master Art, 1793–1840, (Farnham, 2014)
  • Moskal, Jeanne, ‘Gender and Italian Nationalism in Mary Shelley’s Rambles in Germany and Italy’, Romanticism, 5 (1999), 188-201
  • Nightingale, Florence, Florence Nightingale in Rome: Letters Written by Florence Nightingale in Rome in the Winter of 1847-1848, ed. by Mary Keele (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1981)
  • O’Connor, Maura, The Romance of Italy and the English Imagination (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1998)
  • Pellegrino Sutcliffe, Marcella, Victorian Radicals and Risorgimento Democrats: A Long Connection (Woodbridge, 2014)
  • Richardson, Sarah, The Political Worlds of Women: Gender and Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century Britain (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2013)
  • Schaff, Barbara (ed.), Exiles, Emigrés and Intermediaries: Anglo-Italian Cultural Transactions (Amsterdam 2010)
  • Shelley, Mary, Rambles in Germany and Italy in 1840, 1842, and 1843, 2 vols (London: Edward Moxon, 1844)
  • Smith, F. B., ‘British Post Office Espionage, 1844’, Historical Studies, vol.14, no.54, 1970, pp.189–203
  • Starke, Marianna, Travels in Europe between the years 1824 and 1828 adapted to the use of travellers (London 1828)
  • Sweet, Rosemary, Cities and the Grand Tour: The British in Italy c.1690 to 1820 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012)
  • Von Rochau, A[ugust] L[udwig], Wanderings through the Cities of Italy in 1850 and 1851, trans. by Mrs Percy Sinnett, 2 vols (London: Richard Bentley, 1853)