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Wanderings of a pilgrim in search of the picturesque

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In this edition of Fanny Parkes' account of her travels in India, the text gives insights into many aspects of British middle class women's views on Indian life and includes descriptions of the Zenana and Indian domestic life, subjects often omitted from the male-authored travel texts. The complete text is accompanied by an introduction which sets Parkes' writing within its socio-historical and discursive context and which considers the theoretical problems which such a text poses for feminist post-colonial theory.

smudges to top book edge, otherwise very good condition

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Author(s):
Parkes, Fanny
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0719053501
ISBN-13:
9780719053504
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Title:
Wanderings of a pilgrim in search of the picturesque

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In this edition of Fanny Parkes' account of her travels in India, the text gives insights into many aspects of British middle class women's views on Indian life and includes descriptions of the Zenana and Indian domestic life, subjects often omitted from the male-authored travel texts. The complete text is accompanied by an introduction which sets Parkes' writing within its socio-historical and discursive context and which considers the theoretical problems which such a text poses for feminist post-colonial theory.

smudges to top book edge, otherwise very good condition

Author(s):
Parkes, Fanny
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0719053501
ISBN-13:
9780719053504
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Title:
Wanderings of a pilgrim in search of the picturesque

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