Moving Lives: Twentieth-Century Women's Travel Writings


As technological advances increased the ease, speed, and reach of transportation, more and more women took to the air, to the road and the rail, and headed for points elsewhere. As they mastered new modes of mobility and then narrated their journeys, these women travelers left cultural ideas of femininity as sedentary, subordinate, and constrained in the dust. In Moving Lives Sidonie Smith explores how women's travel and travel writing in the twentieth century were shaped by particular modes of mobility, asking how the form ...

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Moving Lives: Twentieth-Century Women's Travel Writings
2001, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816628759

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