Travels with Charlie in Search of French

Visit Nantes

Sep 30, 2017 |

My research in travel writing and its relationship with tourism in the city of Nantes has now reached a stage where I need your help.  I have two very easy questions that I would like you to answer. They are based on the opening sentences from a range of styles of travel writing.  I’d like […more]

Questionnaire

Aug 31, 2017 |

Please answer this very simple questionnaire for the next step in my research on travel writing and Nantes.  Only 2 simple questions using Google Forms, please click on url https://goo.gl/forms/H6iiEdBsYDGhgEk03   Or Click here to go questions – takes only 2 minutes – thank you

Anywhere

Jul 4, 2017 |

Anywhere was due out 30th June 2017, details on Triarchy’s web-site at www.triarchypress.net My copy arrived from Amazon on 4th July 2017 … it is compelling reading; busy images from the seaside towns of the English Riviera make their appearance dashing on-stage for a few lines so that no discernible plot begins to thicken. But then, imperceptibly […more]

Fragments of the Metropolis

May 29, 2017 |

As the poet-narrator in Europa continues the journey into the third rune, Faux-bourgs, new languages emerge.  These require new metrical structures.  I studied for a long time to discover a suitable metrical shape for ‘Mauer, meaning Wall’.  The metrical structures of Hopkins’ ‘The Wreck of the Deutschland’ are extremely demanding for the English performer.  Consider […more]

Literary Tourism Book

May 24, 2017 |

The book from my research on Simenon, Maigret and Concarneau is now available on the Google Play Book store Mansfield, C. (2015) Researching Literary Tourism, Plymouth, Shadows. 233 pages, 36 colour plates ISBN 9780992857936 View on Google Play Bookstore http://goo.gl/jmoxUU Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B015QEL7RE DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.4212.9441 Hardback version http://www.lulu.com/shop/charlie-mansfield/researching-literary-tourism/hardcover/product-22182652.html Short url to blog post on toureme https://goo.gl/b8GZ26