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The Resource Secret journeys : the trope of women's travel in American literature, Marilyn C. Wesley

Secret journeys : the trope of women's travel in American literature, Marilyn C. Wesley

Label
Secret journeys : the trope of women's travel in American literature
Title
Secret journeys
Title remainder
the trope of women's travel in American literature
Statement of responsibility
Marilyn C. Wesley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Wesley, Marilyn C
Dewey number
810.9/355
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS169.T74
LC item number
W47 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
SUNY series in feminist criticism and theory
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Travel in literature
  • Travelers' writings, American
  • Feminism and literature
  • Women travelers
  • Women and literature
  • Women travelers in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • Feminism and literature
  • Travel in literature
  • Travelers' writings, American
  • Women and literature
  • Women travelers
  • Women travelers in literature
  • United States
Label
Secret journeys : the trope of women's travel in American literature, Marilyn C. Wesley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-164) 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
Preface -- Introduction the secret journey: The trope of women's travel in American literature -- Part I. The contravention of values ; Chapter 1. The not unfeared, half-welcome guest: The woman traveler in John Greenleaf Whittier's Snow-Bound -- Part II. Alternative journey ; Chapter 2. Moving targets: The travel text in a narrative of the captivity and restauration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson ; Chapter 3. "The perilous journey through the human house": The gothic journey in Willa Cather's The Professor's house and Edith Wharton's Summer ; Chapter 4. A woman's place: The politics of space in Harriet Jacob's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl -- Part III. Travel as social reconstruction ; Chapter 5. The genteel picara: The ethical imperative in Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs ; Chapter 6. Sisters of the road: Transience as theme and form in Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping -- Part IV. Transformative journeys ; Chapter 7. The developmental journey: Narrative, psychological, and social transformation in Eurdora Welty's Short Fiction ; Chapter 8. The postmodern journey: Elizabeth Bishop's Trope of Travel ; Conclusion Oprah's journey: Reading the constructive narrative -- Notes -- Works cited -- Index
Control code
42855629
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 167 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585063911
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)42855629
Label
Secret journeys : the trope of women's travel in American literature, Marilyn C. Wesley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-164) 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
Preface -- Introduction the secret journey: The trope of women's travel in American literature -- Part I. The contravention of values ; Chapter 1. The not unfeared, half-welcome guest: The woman traveler in John Greenleaf Whittier's Snow-Bound -- Part II. Alternative journey ; Chapter 2. Moving targets: The travel text in a narrative of the captivity and restauration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson ; Chapter 3. "The perilous journey through the human house": The gothic journey in Willa Cather's The Professor's house and Edith Wharton's Summer ; Chapter 4. A woman's place: The politics of space in Harriet Jacob's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl -- Part III. Travel as social reconstruction ; Chapter 5. The genteel picara: The ethical imperative in Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs ; Chapter 6. Sisters of the road: Transience as theme and form in Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping -- Part IV. Transformative journeys ; Chapter 7. The developmental journey: Narrative, psychological, and social transformation in Eurdora Welty's Short Fiction ; Chapter 8. The postmodern journey: Elizabeth Bishop's Trope of Travel ; Conclusion Oprah's journey: Reading the constructive narrative -- Notes -- Works cited -- Index
Control code
42855629
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 167 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585063911
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)42855629

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