Antebellum American Women Writers and the Road : American Mobilities.

A study of American women's narratives of mobility and travel, this book examines how geographic movement opened up other movements or mobilities for antebellum women at a time of great national expansion. Concerned with issues of personal and national identity, the study demonstrates how women...

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Main Author: Roberson, Susan L. L.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
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Summary:A study of American women's narratives of mobility and travel, this book examines how geographic movement opened up other movements or mobilities for antebellum women at a time of great national expansion. Concerned with issues of personal and national identity, the study demonstrates how women not only went out on the open road, but participated in public discussions of nationhood in the texts they wrote. Roberson examines a variety of narratives and subjects, including not only traditional travel narratives of voyages to the West or to foreign locales, but also the ways travel and movement f.
Physical Description:1 online resource (201 pages)
ISBN:9781136888663
1136888667