By Vanesa Miseres
Mujeres en transito revises the constrained attention that women's travelogues have acquired in the Latin American literary culture. It demonstrates how women's commentaries on their lonesome and different international locations converse to their very own engagement within the venture of recent citizenship. extra importantly, the act of touring frequently is helping woman authors problem the strictly political, felony, and geographic conceptions of nationhood and nationwide identification articulated in canonical texts. Their more advantageous but marginal place in society as ladies, their specific purposes to trip, and the non-public and symbolic connections with multiple country or tradition lead those 4 ladies to articulate a "transnational imaginary" during which they revise the kinds of gender, classification, modernity, and cultural homogeneity that formed 19th century Latin American societies.