An anthology of women's travel writings / edited with notes and an introduction by Shirley Foster and Sara Mills

Location:
Retrieving Holdings Information
Subjects: Women travelers
Travelers' writings
Voyages and travels
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the U.S.A. by Palgrave, 2002
Series: Exploring travel
LC Classification: G
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
Domestic Manners of the Americans (1832) / Frances Trollope 24
Turkish Embassy Letters (1718) / Mary Wortly Montagu 28
Narrative of a Journey Overland to India (1830) / Anne Elwood 33
Eastern Life, Present and Past (1848) / Harriet Martineau 35
Constantinople During the Crimean War (1863) / Emilia Bithynia 46
The Governess in Egypt (1865) / Emmeline Lott 55
Letters from Egypt (1875) / Lucie Duff Gordon 60
Domestic Manners of the Americans (1832) / Frances Trollope 64
Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada (1838) / Anna Jameson 65
Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation (1863) / Frances Kemble 73
My Life in Sarawak (1913) / Margaret Brooke 80
First Impressions on a Tour Upon the Continent in the Summer of 1818 (1819) / Marianne Baillie, 98
Journal (1835) / Frances Kemble 101
Records of a Girlhood (1878) / Frances Kemble 102
Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada (1838) / Anna Jameson 105
Notes and Sketches of New South Wales (1844) / Charles Meredith 107
Rambles in Germany and Italy (1844) / Mary Shelley 108
The Backwoods of Canada (1846) / Catherine Parr Traill 110
Impressions of Rome, Florence and Turin (1862) / Elizabeth M. Sewell 113
Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada (1838) / Anna Jameson 118
Some Further Recollections of a Happy Life (1892) / Marianne North 124
Narrative of a Journey Overland to India (1830) / Anne Elwood 126
Letters from the United States, Cuba and Canada (1856) / Amelia Murray 131
A Thousand Miles up the Nile (1888) / Amelia B. Edwards 134
Some Further Recollections of a Happy Life (1892) / Marianne North 140
Notes and Sketches of New South Wales (1844) / Charles Meredith 144
Roughing it in the Bush (1852) / Susanna Moodie 148
Letters from the United States, Cuba and Canada (1856) / Amelia Murray 149
Paris and the Parisians (1836) / Frances Trollope 154
The Englishwoman in Rusia (1855) 157
Station Life in New Zealand (1870) / Anne Barker 159
An Australian Parsonage (1872) / Edward Miller 163
Impressions of a Tenderfoot (1890) / Algernon St. Maur 167
The Illustrated Journey of Celia Fiennes (1698) / Celia Fiennes 180
A Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark (1796) / Mary Wollstonecraft 187
Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt and Italy (1852) / Ida Pfeiffer 190
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains (1879) / Isabella Bird 193
Travels in West Africa (1897) / Mary Kingsley 199
The Passionate Nomad (1902) / Isabelle Eberhardt 210
North-West by North (1935) / Dora Birtles 215
Baghdad Sketches (1937) / Freya Stark 222
The Gobi Desert (1942) / Mildred Cable, Francesca French 228
Full Tilt (1965) / Dervla Murphy 234
Tracks (1982) / Robyn Davidson 243
Narrative of Two Voyages to the River Sierra Leone (1791) / Anna Maria Falconbridge 260
Peregrinations of a Pariah (1833-4) / Flora Tristan 268
"The Donner Party Letters" (1846) / Tamsen E. Donner 277
Unprotected Females in Norway (1857) / Emily Lowe 284
With the Tibetans in Tent and Temple (1901) / Susie Rijnhart 288
My Life in Sarawak (1913) / Margeret Brooke 292
My Journey to Lhasa (1927) / Alexandra David-Neel 295
"Through a barren land" (1996) / Ysenda Maxtone Graham 303
Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica (1997) / Sara Wheeler 314
Bibliography 325
Index 333
Additional Authors: Foster, Shirley
Mills, Sara, 1954-
Notes: LCCN: 2002026518
ISBN: 0719050170 (hc.)
ISBN: 0719050189 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-332) and index
Contents: Women writing about women. Introduction -- Domestic manners of the Americans (1832) / Frances Trollope -- Turkish embassy letters (1718) / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu -- Narrative of a journey overland to India (1830) / Anne Elwood -- Eastern life, present and past (1848) / Harriet Martineau -- Constantinople during the Crimean War (1863) / [Emilia Bithynia] Lady Hornby -- The governess in Egypt (1865) / Emmeline Lott -- Letters from Egypt (1875) / Lucie Duff Gordon -- Domestic manners of the Americans (1832) / Frances Trollope -- Winter studies and summer rambles in Canada (1838) / Anna Jameson -- Journal of a residence on a Georgian plantation (1863) / Frances Kemble -- My life in Sarawak (1913) / Margaret Brooke -- Women and knowledge. Introduction -- First impressions on a tour upon the continent in the summer of 1818 (1819) / Marianne Baillie -- Journal (1835) ; Records of a girlhood (1878) / Frances Kemble -- Winter studies and summer rambles in Canada (1838) / Anna Jameson -- Notes and sketches of New South Wales / Mrs. Charles Meredith -- Rambles in Germany and Italy (1844) / Mary Shelley -- The backwoods of Canada (1846) / Catherine Parr Traill -- Impressions of Rome, Florence and Turin (1862) / Elizabeth M. Sewell -- Winter studies and summer rambles in Canada (1838) / Anna Jameson -- Some further recollections of a happy life (1892) / Marianne North -- Narrative of a journey overland to India (1830) / Anne Elwood -- Letters from the United States, Cuba and Canada (1856) / Amelia Murray -- A thousand miles up the Nile (1888) / Amelia B. Edwards -- Some further recollections of a happy life (1892) / Marianne North -- Notes and sketches of New South Wales (1844) / Mrs. Charles Meredith -- Roughing it in the bush (1852) / Susanna Moodie -- Letters from the United States, Cuba and Canada (1856) / Amelia Murray -- Paris and the Parisians (1836) / Frances Trollope -- The Englishwoman in Russia (1870) / [Anon.] -- Station life in New Zealand (1870) / Lady Anne Barker -- An Australian parsonage (1872) / Mrs. Edward Millett -- Impression of a tenderfoot (1890) / Mrs. Algernon St. Maur -- Women and space. Introduction. The illustrated journeys of Celia Fiennes (1698) / Celia Fiennes -- A short residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark (1796) / Mary Wollstonecraft -- Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt and Italy (1852) / Ida Pfeiffer -- A lady's life in the Rocky Mountains (1879) / Isabella Bird -- Travels in West Africa (1879) / Mary Kingsley -- The passionate nomad (1902) / Isabelle Eberhardt -- North-west by north (1935) / Dora Birtles -- Baghdad sketches (1937) / Freya Stark-- The Gobi Desert (1942) / Mildred Cable, Francesca French -- Full tilt (1965) / Dervla Murphy -- Tracks (Australia) (1982) / Robyn Davidson -- Adventure and gender. Introduction. Narrative of two voyages to the River Sierra Leone (1791) / Anna Maria Falconbridge -- Peregrinations of a pariah (1833-4) / Flora Tristan -- "The Donner party letters" (1846) / Tamsen E. Donner -- Unprotected females in Norway (1857) / Emily Lowe -- With the Tibetans in tent and temple (1901) / Susie Rijnhart -- My life in Sarawak (1913) / Margaret Brooke -- My journey to Lhasa (1927) / Alexandra David-Neel -- "Through a barren land" (1996) / Ysenda Maxtone Graham -- Terra incognita : travels in Antarctica (1997) / Sara Wheeler
Physical Description: ix, 337 p. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 50124324
ISBN/ISSN: 0719050170
0719050189

Miami University Libraries | 151 South Campus Avenue | Oxford, Ohio 45056 | 513.529.4141 | Miami University | myMiami | Staff Area