Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Amelia Edwards: Traveller, Novelist and Egyptologist” as Want to Read:
Amelia Edwards: Traveller, Novelist and Egyptologist
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Amelia Edwards: Traveller, Novelist and Egyptologist

3.43  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This, the first biography of Amelia Edwards, sets out her work as the founder of the Egypt Exploration Society and writer of A Thousand Miles up the Nile in the context of her previous career as novelist and journalist. It traces her development from a multi-gifted child to an adventurous and unconventional woman and finally to her life as a dedicated and reclusive worker ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published March 1st 1998 by Rubicon Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Amelia Edwards, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Amelia Edwards

Community Reviews

(showing 1-27 of 27)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Tara N.
Oct 16, 2012 Tara N. rated it really liked it
In spite of the recent fascination with the Victorian travel to Africa, women travelers in Egypt have seldom been highlighted. The only biographer of Amelia Edwards, Joan Rees, published on the novelist, journalist, and later Egyptologist, revealing not only her role as a founder of the new field of Egyptology, but also her contributions to Victorian cosmopolitanism and aesthetics. Reese paints an image of an Amelia Edwards, with her keen artistic perception, as maintaining her early aspirations ...more
Sissel Bagge
Aug 15, 2014 Sissel Bagge rated it really liked it
Great description from a victorian writer who takes the long trip up the Nile to see all of the sights. Impressive what they managed in those days :-)
BookDB
BookDB marked it as to-read
Sep 12, 2016
Lori
Lori marked it as to-read
Aug 18, 2016
Veronica Bowerman
Veronica Bowerman marked it as to-read
Jul 05, 2016
Phyllis
Phyllis marked it as to-read
Jul 03, 2016
Tiara
Tiara marked it as to-read
May 03, 2016
Jennifer
Jennifer marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2015
Sophia Kobyakova
Sophia Kobyakova marked it as to-read
Aug 31, 2014
Nicholas
Nicholas marked it as to-read
Mar 06, 2014
Scarlett
Scarlett marked it as to-read
Jan 08, 2014
Robin Trasciatti
Robin Trasciatti rated it liked it
Oct 10, 2013
Lisa C
Lisa C marked it as to-read
Mar 28, 2013
Filzah
Filzah marked it as to-read
Jan 23, 2013
Virginia
Virginia marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2012
Matthew Ismail
Matthew Ismail rated it really liked it
Mar 17, 2012
wahwah wahwah
wahwah wahwah marked it as to-read
Feb 22, 2012
Bonnie
Bonnie marked it as to-read
Jul 25, 2011
Shannon
Shannon marked it as to-read
Apr 04, 2011
Roxanne
Roxanne marked it as to-read
Dec 08, 2014
Dani
Dani marked it as to-read
Apr 14, 2008
Ms. J Johnson
Ms. J Johnson rated it really liked it
Feb 06, 2008
Corey
Corey rated it it was ok
Aug 06, 2007
Lucy
Lucy rated it liked it
Feb 16, 2007
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book