Click here to view original web page at Travel writing is still dominated by male voices. Alice got to have an adventure, so why can't we all?
Of all genres, travel writing has remained predominantly male – and aimed at men Women are underrepresented in travel writing (Photo: Westend61/Kike Arnaiz/Getty) I always longed for adventure, to go on trips to far-flung places and nearby wonders and capture my journey through the world in words. I yearned to climb mountains, to swim in the sea and the world's great pathways. I devoured adventure stories in my. Yet in all the great travel stories, it was the boys having the adventures. Gulliver's Travels , Robinson Crusoe , Boys' Own Adventure stories. How many girls got to have adventures? Well, there was Alice who got to . Travel writing is still a genre dominated by male voices chronicling real life adventures – you only need to go into a and amid hundreds of books in the Travel Writing section could tot up the amount of female authors on a […]
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