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Gifford, Terry

Women in Transit through Literary Liminal Spaces

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Teresa Gómez Reus, Terry Gifford

Part I. New Women, Old Patterns

2. ‘Nobody’s child must sleep under Somebody’s roof — and why not yours?’ Adventures of the Female Ego in Dickens, George Meredith’s The Egoist and Wilkie Collins’s No Name
Shannon Russell

3. ‘Dangerous Domestic Secrets’ on Trial in The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins
Janet Stobbs Wright

4. ‘Running on lines’: Women and the Railway in Victorian and Early Modernist Culture
Anna Despotopoulou

5. Stepping Out: ‘At Home’ or ‘From our Own Correspondent’? The Lady Writer or the Woman Journalist?
Valerie Fehlbaum

Part II. The Call of the Wild

6. ‘I write the truth as I see it’: Unsettling the Boundaries of Gender, Travel Writing and Ethnography in Isabella Bird’s Unbeaten Tracks in Japan
Daniela Kato

7. Early Women Mountaineers Achieve Both Summits and Publication in Britain and America
Terry Gifford

8. Racing to the Front: Auto-mobility and Competing Narratives of Women in the First World War
Teresa Gómez Reus

Part III. Redrawing the Boundaries

9. ‘Always Coming and Going’: The In-Between Spaces of Elizabeth Bowen’s Early Novels
Emma Short

10. Moving Back to ‘Home’ and ‘Nation’: Women Dramatists, 1938–1945
Rebecca D’Monté

11. Spatial Parody, Theatricalization and Constructions of ‘Self’ in Patricia Highsmith’s The Price of Salt and Carson McCullers’s The Ballad of the Sad Café
Frances Piper

12. ‘Fritillary Fever’: Cultivating the Self and Gardening the World in the Writing of Clara Coltman Vyvyan
Niamh Downing

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Literature, general, North American Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, British and Irish Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
210 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137330475
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-46104-2

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