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The Resource Roads of Her Own : Gendered Space and Mobility in American Women's Road Narratives, 1970-2000, Alexandra Ganser

Roads of Her Own : Gendered Space and Mobility in American Women's Road Narratives, 1970-2000, Alexandra Ganser

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Roads of Her Own : Gendered Space and Mobility in American Women's Road Narratives, 1970-2000
Title
Roads of Her Own
Title remainder
Gendered Space and Mobility in American Women's Road Narratives, 1970-2000
Statement of responsibility
Alexandra Ganser
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reading Jack Kerouac's classic On the Road through Virginia Woolf's canonical A Room of One's Own, the author of this book examines a genre in North American literature which, despite its popularity, has received little attention in literary and cultural criticism: women's road narratives. The study shows how women's literature has inscribed itself into the American discourse of the Whitmanesque "open road", or, more generally, the "freedom of the road". Women writers have participated in this powerful American myth, yet at the same time also have rejected that myth as fundamentally based on
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Cataloging source
N$T
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Ganser, Alexandra
Dewey number
810.9355
Index
index present
LC call number
PS169.T74
LC item number
G36 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Spatial practices. An interdisciplinary series in cultural history, geography, literature
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  • American literature
  • Travel in literature
  • Travelers' writings, American
  • Women travelers
  • Women travelers in literature
  • Travel writing
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • Travel in literature
  • Travel writing
  • Travelers' writings, American
  • Women travelers
  • Women travelers in literature
  • United States
Label
Roads of Her Own : Gendered Space and Mobility in American Women's Road Narratives, 1970-2000, Alexandra Ganser
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-333) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; 1. Points of Departure; 2. Contemporary American Women's Road Narratives: Genre and Gender; 3. Space, Gender, Mobility; 4. Questers on the Road; 5. Para-Nomadic Travelers; 6. Ex-centric & Wayward: Picaras of the Late 20th Century; Conclusion; Works Cited; Index
Control code
320327988
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (339 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789042029149
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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259460
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)320327988
Label
Roads of Her Own : Gendered Space and Mobility in American Women's Road Narratives, 1970-2000, Alexandra Ganser
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-333) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; 1. Points of Departure; 2. Contemporary American Women's Road Narratives: Genre and Gender; 3. Space, Gender, Mobility; 4. Questers on the Road; 5. Para-Nomadic Travelers; 6. Ex-centric & Wayward: Picaras of the Late 20th Century; Conclusion; Works Cited; Index
Control code
320327988
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (339 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789042029149
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
259460
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)320327988

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