Travelling in Different Skins

Travelling in Different Skins

DĂșnlaith Bird (2000, English and Modern Languages)

Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950 (OUP, 2012)

  • Original analysis of an important corpus of women's travelogues
  • Comparative Francophone and Anglophone study
  • Uses important recent texts from major theorists including Judith Butler, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Mary Louise Pratt as a conceptual underpinning
  • Contributes to scholarship in a range of different fields, including post-colonial, gender and travel studies, feminist geography and cultural studies