Spanish Women Travelers at Home and Abroad, 1850–1920 :

Jenkins Wood, Jennifer.

Spanish Women Travelers at Home and Abroad, 1850–1920 : From Tierra del Fuego to the Land of the Midnight Sun. - 1 online resource (362 pages)

Intro -- Title Page -- A Note on Translations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction to the History of Spanish Women Travelers -- An Overview of Gender and Travel Writing -- Cecilia Böhl de Faber (b. Morges, Switzerland, 1796-d. Seville, 1877) -- Carolina Coronado (b. Almendralejo, 1820?-d. Lisbon, 1911) -- Emilia Serrano, Baronesa de Wilson (Granada, 1833?-d. Barcelona, 1923) -- Rosario de Acuña y Villanueva (b. Madrid, 1850 or 1851-d. Gijón, 1923) -- Emilia Pardo Bazán (b. La Coruña, 1851-d. Madrid, 1921) -- Eva Canel (b. Coaña [Asturias], 1857-d. Havana, Cuba, 1932) -- Sofía Pérez de Casanova (b. 1861 or 1862, Almeiras [Galicia], Spain-d. 1958, Poznan, Poland) -- Princess María Eulalia de Borbón (Madrid, 1864-Fuenterrabía, 1958) -- María de la Paz de Borbón, Princess of Spain and Princess of Bavaria (b. Madrid, 1862-d. Munich, 1946) -- Carmen de Burgos Seguí (b. Almería, 1867-d. Madrid, 1932) -- Spanish Missionary Nuns in Africa -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author.

Spanish Women Travelers acquaints English-speaking readers with the travel writings of eleven extraordinary women, Emilia Pardo Bazán, Carmen de Burgos, Rosario de Acuña, Carolina Coronado, Emilia Serrano, Eva Canel, Fernán Caballero, Princesses Paz and Eulalia de Borbón, Sofia Casanova, and Mother María de Jesús Güell, whose travels took them throughout their homeland, to the farthest reaches of Europe, South into Africa, and across the Atlantic to the length of the Americas.

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Spanish literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.;Travelers' writings, Spanish -- History and criticism.


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