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Saturday, 08 January

498A. Travel Literature and Literature as Travel

10:15–11:30 a.m., 402A, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Romance Literary Relations

Presiding: Anna M. Klobucka, Univ. of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth

1. “Supplementing Reality: Eighteenth-Century Armchair Travels to the South Seas,” Laure M. Marcellesi, Dartmouth Coll.

2. “Surveillance versus Infiltration: Alexander von Humboldt and Madame Frances Calderón de la Barca in the Americas,” Jennifer Brady, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

3. “The Governess Travel Narrative: Women Teaching in Nineteenth-Century Brazil,” May Elizabeth Bletz, Brock Univ.

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