Women writing Greece : essays on Hellenism, orientalism and travel / ed. by Vassiliki Kolocotroni and Efterpi Mitsi.

"Women Writing Greece explores images of modern Greece by women who experienced the country as travellers, writers, and scholars, or who journeyed there through the imagination. The essays assembled here consider women's travel narratives, memoirs and novels, ranging from the eighteenth to...

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Other Authors: Kolocotroni, Vassiliki, Mētsē, Euterpē
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2008.
Series:Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft ; 118.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction; Lady Elizabeth Craven's Letters from Athens and the Female Picturesque; Travels Off-centre: Lady Hester Stanhope in Greece; A Gendered Vision of Greekness: Lady Morgan's Woman: Or Ida of Athens; Real Selves and Fictional Nobodies: Women's Travel Writing and the Production of Identities; The Sculpture and the Harem: Ethnography in Felicia Skene's Wayfaring Sketches; 'A world without woman in any true sense': Gender and Hellenism in Emily Pfeiffer's; British Women Travellers to Greece, 1880-1930; Eva Palmer's Distinctive Greek Journey
  • 'No Place Like Home': Gillian Bouras and the 'Others'Going Back to the Mother: Postcolonial Inscriptions and Migrant Tales; The Greek Ideal in Patricia Storace's Dinner with Persephone and Christa Wolf's Cassandra; Contributors; Index