ture on the road . . . literature on the road . . . literature on the road . . . litera

authors after 1900

writing begun

 before world war II

Jim Tully
William Faulkner

John Steinbeck

between 1945 and 1980

Norman Mailer
Jack Kerouac
Thomas Pynchon
Ken Kesey
William Least Heat Moon
Tom Wolfe
Tom Robbins
Hunter S. Thompson
Robert M. Pirsig

after 1980

Paul Auster
Jay McInerney

Bret Easton Ellis

 


. . . because to travel, or at least to travel in a certain way, is to write
(first of all because to travel is to read),
and to write is to travel.”

Michel Butor, “Travel and Writing”

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