Two Women Writers and Their Italian Tours: Mary Shelley's Rambles in Germany and Italy 1840, 1842 and 1843 and Lucja Rautenstrauchowa's in and Beyond

Two Women Writers and Their Italian Tours: Mary Shelley's Rambles in Germany and Italy 1840, 1842 and 1843 and Lucja Rautenstrauchowa's in and Beyond

By: Magdalena Ozarska (author)Hardback

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FOREWORD BY OLGA BAIRD; AUTHOR'S PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CHAPTER ONE. INTRODUCTION; A Review of Critical Literature on the Writings of Mary Shelly and Lucja; Rautenstrauchowa; The Parallel Biographies of Mary Shelly and Lucja Rautenstrauchowa; The Origins of Rambles in Germany and Italy in 1840, 1842 and 1843, and In and Beyond the Alps; CHAPTER TWO. POINTS OF CONVERGENCE: THE CONVENTION OBEYED; The Autobiographical Pact in the Two Italian Tours; The Epistolary Mode and its Implementation; Nineteenth-Century Selections in Formal Realism; The Desire to Document; Mimetic Authority and the Handling of Dialogue; CHAPTER THREE. DOWNPLAYING THE CONVENTION; Sidetracking the Traveller's Credibility; Rampant Sentimentality; Rautenstrauchowa's Novelistic Ramble; The Appeal of English Romanticism; CHAPTER FOUR. TOURISTS, RAMBLERS, TRAVELEES: THE HUMAN FACTOR IN THE TWO TOURS; Tourists or Travellers? Contemporary Perspectives; Overlapping itineraries and Resulting Tourist Gazes; A Compulsion to Classify; Italian Travelees; EPILOGUE; APPENDIX,. LUCJA RAUTENSTRAUCHOWA'S IN AND BEYOND THE ALPS: SELECTED FRAGMENTS IN TRANSLATION; From Vol. I, Chapter VIII: Pisa - Lord Byron; From Vol. II, Chapter VIII: Carnival - Lent - Holy Week - Female Pilgrims; From Vol. III, Chapter IV:... Women - Middle-Class Customs; From Vol. III, Chapter V: Vesuvius; From Vol. III, Chapter VII: Innamorata; From Vol. III, Chapter XI:... The Taking of the Veil; REFERENCES; NAME AND SUBJECT INDEX.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773443259
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 220
  • ID: 9780773443259
  • ISBN10: 0773443258

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