Feminism and the politics of travel after the Enlightenment / Yaël Schlick.


  • ISBN: 9781611484281 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1611484286 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781611484298 (electronic)
  • ISBN: 1611484294 (electronic)
  • Description: x, 223 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Bucknell University Press, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]- [217]) and index.
Contents Note: Travel, knowledge, utopia -- I. Travel and domesticity -- The sex of travel : sexual contract and enlightenment travel in Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Mary Wollstonecraft -- Travel and talent : the culture of domesticity in Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis, Germaine de Staël, and Frances Burney -- II. Travel and new communities -- Traveling theories and political formation : the feminist peregrinations of Flora Tristan -- Travel as praxis : Suzanne Voilquin and the Saint-Simonian "Call to the woman" -- III. Travel and history -- Spatial literacy and the female traveler : the politics of map-reading in Gustave Flaubert and George Sand -- Moving forward.
Subject: Women travelers > History.
Travelers' writings > History.
Feminist literature > History.