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Author Fish, Cheryl J.

Title Black and white women's travel narratives : antebellum explorations / Cheryl J. Fish.

Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2004.

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 Moore Stacks  PS366.T73 F57 2004    Available  ---
Description xiii, 183 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-174) and index.
Contents Introduction. Mobile subjectivity, embodied labor -- Journeys and warnings : Nancy Prince's resistant truth telling in New England, Russia, and Jamaica -- Traveling medicine chest : Mary Seacole "plays doctor" at colonial crossroads in Panama and the Crimea -- Encountering hybridity : Margaret Fuller and America in transition -- Coda. Lighting out for other territories : journeys across cultures, genres, and canons.
Subject Travelers' writings, American -- History and criticism.
American prose literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Americans -- Foreign countries -- History -- 19th century.
Women travelers -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Women, Black -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Travel writing -- History -- 19th century.
Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850 -- Travel.
Seacole, Mary, 1805-1881 -- Travel.
Prince, Nancy, 1799- -- Travel.
Travel in literature.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Race in literature.
ISBN 081302711X (cloth : acid-free paper)