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Title: Nostalgia, Homesickness and Emotional Formation on the Eighteenth-Century Grand Tour
Authors: Goldsmith, Sarah
First Published: 19-Jul-2018
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge) for Social History Society (SHS)
Citation: Cultural and Social History, 2018, 15 (3), pp. 333-360
Abstract: Nostalgia and homesickness were well-known eighteenth-century ailments. Undertaking protracted travels, Grand Tourists were potential sufferers, yet these emotional afflictions are absent from the Tour's lengthy lists of hazards. Querying this and applying history of emotions approaches to the histories of the Tour, masculinity and the family, this article examines how Tourists and tutors navigated nostalgia and homesickness as emotions that sat uneasily with the Tour's wider aims of masculine formation. Such investigations offer a means of unpicking the complex, contradictory demands placed on young gentlemen during their emotional formation. Through this, it contributes to wider reconsiderations of eighteenth-century masculinity.
DOI Link: 10.1080/14780038.2018.1492791
ISSN: 1478-0046
Embargo on file until: 19-Jan-2020
Version: Post-print
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Journal Article
Rights: Copyright © 2018, Taylor & Francis (Routledge) for Social History Society (SHS). Deposited with reference to the publisher’s open access archiving policy. (
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