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BOLTON, C., 2016. Introduction. IN: Southey, R.; Bolton, C. (ed.). Letters from England: By Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxford, pp.1-66
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In 1807 Robert Southey published a pseudonymous account of a journey made through England by a fictitious Spanish tourist, ‘Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella’. Letters from England (1807) relates Espriella’s travels. On his journey Espriella comments on every aspect of British society, from fashions and manners, to political and religious beliefs.
This is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge in Letters from England: By Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella on 31st May 2016, available online: http://www.routledge.com/9781848932098.