How do we assess women’s agency as “voluntary” and “involuntary” travelers? Furthermore, how do we understand “travel writing” as a genre with respect to early modern women’s contributions? What archival questions emerge from a discussion of early modern women’s distinctive modes of travel and/or forms of writing? (Akhimie and Andrea, 3)
These are just some of the insights and questions that are answered in Travel and Travail: Early Modern Women, English Drama, and the Wider World. Using the hyperlink below, you can access my review of this work as it appears in Terrae Incognitae, the peer-reviewed academic journal for The Society of the History of Discoveries.
(2020). Travel and Travail: Early Modern Women, English Drama, and the Wider World. Terrae Incognitae.