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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520 |a 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. 
505 0 |a Antebellum American Women Writers and the Road American Mobilities; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: American Mobilities; 1 "What hath befallen me": Sites of Contestation in Sarah Beavis's Two Narratives of Her Adventures on the Mississippi River; 2 "With the Wind Rocking the Wagon": Women's Narratives of the Way West; 3 The Politics of Mobility: Self and Nation In-(Between) Margaret Fuller's Summer on the Lakes; 4 "A Higher Call": Mobility, Spirituality, and Social Uplift in the Narratives of Maria Stewart and Jarena Lee. 
505 8 |a 5 Circulations of Body and Word: Women's Slave Narratives6 Domesticating the Road in the Wide World of Antebellum Women's Novels; 7 Touristic Writing by Antebellum Women Sightseers; 8 Jane Cazneau and Margaret Fuller: The Politics of Mobility-Manifest Destiny and Revolution; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index. 
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