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Maiden voyages : writings of women travelers / edited and with an introduction by Mary Morris in collaboration with Larry O'Connor.

Morris, Mary, 1947- (redaktör/utgivare, förord)
O'Connor, Larry, 1955- (redaktör/utgivare)
ISBN 0679740309
1st ed.
New York : Vintage Books, 1993.
Engelska xxii, 438 p.
Serie: Vintage departures.
  • Bok
Innehållsförteckning Sammanfattning Ämnesord
  • Excerpts from: Embassy to Constantinople / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu -- Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark / Mary Wollstonecraft -- Peregrinations of a pariah / Flora Tristan -- Domestic manners of the Americans / Frances Trollope -- Life in prairie land / Eliza Farnham -- Untrodden peaks and unfrequented valleys: a midsummer's ramble in the Dolomites / Amelia Edwards -- Through Algeria / Mabel Sharman Crawford -- Journal of a lady's travels 'round the world / Mrs. F.D. Bridges -- Travels in West Africa / Mary Kingsley -- A lady's life in the Rocky Mountains / Isabella Bird -- The passionate nomad / Isabelle Eberhardt -- Station life in New Zealand / Lady Mary Anne Barker -- A girl's ride in Iceland / Ethel B. Tweedie -- English governess at the Siamese court / Anna Leonowens -- Love among the butterflies / Margaret Fountaine --. 
  • Desert and the sown / Gertrude Bell -- On sledge and horseback to outcast Siberian lepers / Kate Marsden -- In Morocco / Edith Wharton -- Willa Cather in Europe / W. Cather -- Passenger to Teheran / Vita Sackville West -- My journey to Lhasa / Alexandra David-Neel -- Out of Africa / Isak Dinesen -- Sister of the road / Box-car Bertha -- Farewell Spain / Kate O'Brien -- Nine pounds of luggage / Maud Parrish -- Speak to the earth: Wanderings and reflections among elephants and mountains / Vivienne de Watteville -- Winter in Arabia / Freya Stark -- Black lamb and grey falcon / Rebecca West -- Klee Wyck / Emily Carr -- Gobi desert / Mildred Cable -- West with the night / Beryl Markham -- The cruel way / Ella Millart -- The fabled shore / Rose Macaulay -- Stones of Florence / Mary McCarthy -- A way of seeing / Margaret Meade --. 
  • Times and places / Emily Hahn -- Long ago in France / M.F.K. Foster -- Tamrart: thirteen days in the Sahara / Eleanor Clark -- Muddling through in Madagascar / Dervla Murphy -- Turkish reflections / Mary Lee Settle -- White album / Joan Didion -- Through Persia in disguise / Sarah Hobson -- Wall-to-wall / Mary Morris -- Travels with fortune: an African adventure / Christina Dodwell -- Russian journal / Andrea Lee -- Demon lover / Robin Morgan -- Season of stones / Helen Winternitz -- Noman's land / Gwendolyn MacEwen -- Teaching a stone to talk / Annie Dillard -- Road through Miyama / Leila Philip.
  • Includes accounts by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Mary Wollstonecraft, Anna Leonowens, Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Isak Dinesen, Beryl Markham, Margaret Mead, M.F.K. Fisher, and Joan Didion. 


Resor  (sao)
Kvinnliga resenärer  (sao)
Voyages and travels.  (LCSH)
Women travelers.  (LCSH)
Voyages and travels  (LCSH)
Women travelers  (LCSH)

Indexterm och SAB-rubrik

Voyages and travels.
Women travelers.


910.4 (DDC)
N.07 (kssb/8 (machine generated))

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