Journals Higher Education

$110.00

Hardcover

07 September 2012

288 Pages | 6 black-and-white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199644162


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Travelling in Different Skins

Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Dunlaith Bird

Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs

  • Original analysis of an important corpus of women's travelogues
  • Comparative Francophone and Anglophone study
  • Uses important recent texts from major theorists including Judith Butler, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Mary Louise Pratt as a conceptual underpinning
  • Contributes to scholarship in a range of different fields, including post-colonial, gender and travel studies, feminist geography and cultural studies
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