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Women's Travel Writing: Basic Resources

Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of Women's Travel and Exploration.
Patricia D. Netzley. Westport, CT, Oryx Press, 2001. Available?

Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia.
Jennifer Speake, editor. New York, Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003. Available?

Bibliographies

Wayward Women: A Guide to Women Travellers.
Jane Robinson. New York, Oxford University Press, 2001.
About 400 entries on women travelers throughout history. Available?

Personal Accounts of Events, Travels, and Everyday Life in America: An Annotated Bibliography.
E. Richard McKinstry. Winterthur, Del., Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1997. Available?

Biographical Dictionaries

American Travel Writers, 1776-1864.
James Schramer and Donald Ross, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography v.183. Detroit, Gale Research, 1997. Available?
American Travel Writers, 1850-1915.
James Schramer and Donald Ross, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography v.189. Detroit, Gale Research, 1998. Available?
British Travel Writers, 1837-1875.
Edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia Gergits. Dictionary of Literary Biography v.166. Detroit, MI., Gale Research, 1996. Available?
British Travel Writers, 1876-1909.
Edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia Gergits. Dictionary of Literary Biography v.174. Detroit, MI., Gale Research, 1997. Available?
British Travel Writers, 1910-1939.
Edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia Gergits. Dictionary of Literary Biography v.195. Detroit, MI., Gale Research, 1998. Available?
British Travel Writers, 1940-1997.
Edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia Gergits. Dictionary of Literary Biography v.204. Detroit, MI., Gale Research, 1999. Available?