In-Between Two Worlds: Narratives by Female Explorers and Travellers, 1850-1945

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Fourteen essays provide a challenging outlook on narratives by women explorers and travellers from five different continents, spanning nearly one century from 1850 to 1945. The map thus drawn enables one to revisit, restore, and reassess the content and the originality of these narratives by women. The essays are relevant to the fields of travel writing and gender studies, and all draw from referential contemporary theoretical and critical works (Michel Foucault, Homi Bhabha, Edward Said, Roland Barthes, Michel de Certeau, ...

In-Between Two Worlds: Narratives by Female Explorers and Travellers, 1850-1945 2009, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781433105975

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