A Tour in Ireland in 1775
by Richard Twiss (9781904558903)

A Tour in Ireland in 1775
 
Richard Twiss
Release Date: 01 May 2008
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Category: Ireland
Publisher: University College Dublin Press
ISBN: 9781904558903
ISBN-10: 1904558909



Richard Twiss's A Tour in Ireland in 1775 was one of the most controversial books of its period. It was based on his experiences of a five-month stay in the country. It enraged the Irish public through its unflattering representation of Ireland and its inhabitants. Since its publication it has been widely quoted as a contemporary source for Irish life, though generally cited in a negative context. Although a best-seller in its day it has not been reprinted since. This new edition includes the full collection of poems written in opposition to the book, together with contemporary illustrations of the sites and views visited by Twiss during his tour.

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