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Travel can be sacred, an escape, and always enlightening. Women explorers and travelers are a special breed. Some were also incredible writers, recording their cross-cultural impressions with...

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Original Title
Great Women Travel Writers: From 1750 to the Present
ISBN13
9780826418401
First Published
2005 year
Edition Format
Paperback
Number of Pages
304 pages
Book Language
English
Ebook Format
PDF, EPUB

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Travel can be sacred, an escape, and always enlightening. Women explorers and travelers are a special breed. Some were also incredible writers, recording their cross-cultural impressions with stunning vividness, often crossing into the most patriarchal cultures.

The editors and a team of contemporary writers profile 22 courageous women who form a grand tradition. Among the Travel can be sacred, an escape, and always enlightening. Women explorers and travelers are a special breed.

Some were also incredible writers, recording their cross-cultural impressions with stunning vividness, often crossing into the most patriarchal cultures. The editors and a team of contemporary writers profile 22 courageous women who form a grand tradition. Among them, Lady Hester Stanhope (1776-1839), Fanny Lewald (1811-89), Pandita Ramabai (1858-1922), Gertrude Bell (1868-1926), Isak Dinesen (1885-1962), Anaïs Nin (1903-77), Freya Stark (1893-1993), Ruth Gruber (1911- ), Oriana Fallaci (1930- ).

"The writing styles flow well, and the book gives a highly readable introduction to some lesser-known female authors". - Library Journal "As a starting point for readers looking to explore the subject, the anthology will serve quite well". - Publishers Weekly.Great Women Travel Writers is indexed in H.W.

Wilson's Essay and General Literature Index.

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