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Women's Travel Writings in India 1755-1845

Women's Travel Writings in India 1755-1845

1st Edition

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Carl Thompson, Katrina O'Loughlin, Éadaoin Agnew, Betty Hagglund
January 30, 2020

The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early...

Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845: Volume I: Jemima Kindersley, Letters from the Island of Teneriffe, Brazil, the Cape of Good Hope and the East Indies (1777); and Maria Graham, Journal of a Residence in India (1812)

Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845: Volume I: Jemima Kindersley, Letters from the Island of Teneriffe, Brazil, the Cape of Good Hope and the East Indies (1777); and Maria Graham, Journal of a Residence in India (1812)

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Carl Thompson
January 30, 2020

The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early...

Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845: Volume II: Harriet Newell, Memoirs of Mrs Harriet Newell, Wife of the Reverend Samuel Newell, American Missionary to India (1815); and Eliza Fay, Letters from India (1817)

Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845: Volume II: Harriet Newell, Memoirs of Mrs Harriet Newell, Wife of the Reverend Samuel Newell, American Missionary to India (1815); and Eliza Fay, Letters from India (1817)

1st Edition

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Katrina O'Loughlin
January 30, 2020

The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early...

Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845: Volume III: Mrs A. Deane, A Tour through the Upper Provinces of Hindustan (1823); and Julia Charlotte Maitland, Letters from Madras During the Years 1836-39, by a Lady (1843)

Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845: Volume III: Mrs A. Deane, A Tour through the Upper Provinces of Hindustan (1823); and Julia Charlotte Maitland, Letters from Madras During the Years 1836-39, by a Lady (1843)

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Éadaoin Agnew
January 30, 2020

The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early...

Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845: Volume IV: Mary Martha Sherwood, The Life of Mrs Sherwood (1854)

Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845: Volume IV: Mary Martha Sherwood, The Life of Mrs Sherwood (1854)

1st Edition

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Betty Hagglund
January 30, 2020

The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early...

Women's Travel Writings in Scotland: 'Letters from the Mountains' by Anne Grant and 'Letters from the North Highlands' by Elizabeth Isabella Spence

Women's Travel Writings in Scotland: 'Letters from the Mountains' by Anne Grant and 'Letters from the North Highlands' by Elizabeth Isabella Spence

1st Edition

Kirsteen McCue, Pamela Perkins
July 13, 2016

This collection includes the first critical editions of both Anne Grant’s Letters from the Mountains (1806), one of the Romantic era’s most successful non-fictional accounts of the Scottish Highlands, and Elizabeth Isabella Spence’s Letters from the North Highlands (1816), a work that, while...

Women's Travel Writings in Scotland: Volume II

Women's Travel Writings in Scotland: Volume II

1st Edition

Kirsteen McCue, Pamela Perkins
July 13, 2016

This volume contains the second volume of Anne Grant's Letters from the Mountains (1806), one of the Romantic era’s most successful non-fictional accounts of the Scottish Highlands. It is part of a four volume set, edited by Kirsteen McCue and Pam Perkins, which is accompanied by new...

Women's Travel Writings in Scotland: Volume III

Women's Travel Writings in Scotland: Volume III

1st Edition

Kirsteen McCue, Pamela Perkins
July 13, 2016

This volume contains the third volume of Anne Grant's Letters from the Mountains (1806), one of the Romantic era’s most successful non-fictional accounts of the Scottish Highlands....

Women's Travel Writings in Scotland: Volume IV

Women's Travel Writings in Scotland: Volume IV

1st Edition

Kirsteen McCue, Pamela Perkins
July 13, 2016

This volume contains Elizabeth Isabella Spence’s Letters from the North Highlands, one of the Romantic era’s most successful non-fictional accounts of the Scottish Highlands (1816), a work that, while influenced by Grant’s Letters from the Mountains (1806), attempted to move the genre of the...

Women's Travel Writings in Scotland: Volume I

Women's Travel Writings in Scotland: Volume I

1st Edition

Kirsteen McCue, Pamela Perkins
July 13, 2016

This volume contains the first volume of Anne Grant's Letters from the Mountains (1806), one of the Romantic era's most successful non-fictional accounts of the Scottish Highlands....

Women's Travel Writings in North Africa and the Middle East, Part II

Women's Travel Writings in North Africa and the Middle East, Part II

1st Edition

Betty Hagglund
March 01, 2015

Part II of this edition reproduces The Tour of Africa, first published in 1821 by Catherine Hutton. Although framed as a first-person narrative, the three-volume work is in fact a compilation of existing travel accounts. Hutton’s Tour raises challenging questions about intertextuality in...

Women's Travel Writings in North Africa and the Middle East, Part II vol 6

Women's Travel Writings in North Africa and the Middle East, Part II vol 6

1st Edition

Betty Hagglund
March 01, 2015

Part II of this edition reproduces The Tour of Africa, first published in 1821 by Catherine Hutton. Although framed as a first-person narrative, the three-volume work is in fact a compilation of existing travel accounts. Hutton’s Tour raises challenging questions about intertextuality in...

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