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

 writings before 1900
before 1800

History of the Dividing Line
(William Byrd)
The Life of Olaudah Equiano,
Written by Himself

1800 – 1860

Georgia Scenes
(Augustus B. Longstreet)
Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839
(Frances Ann Kemble)

1861 – 1900

"Song of the Open Road"
(Walt Whitman)
Bayou Folk, A Night in Acadie
(Kate Chopin)

 


. . . 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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