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Modernist voyages : colonial women writers in London, 1890-1945 / Anna Snaith.

Snaith, Anna. (Author).
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Subject: Commonwealth literature (English) > Women authors > History and criticism.
Women travelers > England > London > Biography > History and criticism.
English literature > 19th century > History and criticism.
English literature > 20th century > History and criticism.
London (England) > Intellectual life > 19th century.
London (England) > Intellectual life > 20th century.
London (England) > In literature.
Imperialism in literature.
Decolonization in literature.
Colonies in literature.
Modernism (Literature) > England.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781139018852
  • ISBN: 113901885X
  • ISBN: 9781107784352
  • ISBN: 9781107781153
  • ISBN: 1107781159
  • ISBN: 1107784352
  • ISBN: 0521515459
  • ISBN: 9780521515450
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 278 pages)
  • Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Chapter one. Olive Schreiner: diamonds, prostitution and From man to man -- Chapter two. Sarojini Naidu: feminist nationalism and cross-cultural poetics -- Chapter three. Sara Jeannette Duncan: A Canadian girl in London -- Chapter four. Katherine Mansfield: colonial modernism and the magazines -- Chapter five. Jean Rhys: 'A savage from the Cannibal Islands' -- Chapter six. Una Marson: 'Little brown girl' in a 'White, white city' -- Chapter seven. Christina Stead: transnationalism and the sea voyage -- Afterword -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: Examines colonial women writers who traveled to London in the modernist period, and the significance of gender to empire and modernism.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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