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

authors before 1900


John Smith
William Byrd II
Olaudah Equiano

early republic

Augustus Longstreet
Frances Ann Kemble

late 19th century

Walt Whitman
Henry Adams
Kate Chopin
Stephen Crane


. . . 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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