|aWomen, writing, and travel in the eighteenth century /|cKatrina O'Loughlin, University of Western Australia, Perth.
|aCambridge, United Kingdom ;|aNew York, NY, USA : |bCambridge University Press, |cc2018
|aviii, 280 pages ;|c24 cm
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|a'A very diligent curiosity': Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's Embassy Letters -- 'Wrecked on seas of ink': publicity and sovereignty of taste in Lady Craven's Journey through the Crimea to Constantinople -- 'Entre nous': the sociability of feeling in Jane Vigor's letters from a lady in Russia -- 'No small wonder to see myself in print': virtuous commerce and Eliza Justice's Voyage to Russia -- 'My travels have been to the moon and the stars': Janet Schaw's journal and Atlantic sociability -- 'Thorns and thistles': Anna Maria Falconbridge's two voyages to the river Sierra Leone.
|aTravelers' writings, English|xHistory and criticism.
|aEnglish prose literature|y18th century|xHistory and criticism.
|aEnglish prose literature|xWomen authors|xHistory and criticism.