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612. Travel Literature and the Environment

Sunday, 11 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Mayfair, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Travel Literature

Presiding: Jeanne Dubino, Appalachian State Univ.

1. "Learning to Walk through Nature with 'Promeneurs Contemplatifs': George Sand's Lettres d'un Voyageur," Charlene Avallone, Kailua, HI

2. "Reading the Scenery: The Paradoxical Nature of Nineteenth-Century German Railway Guidebooks," Jillian DeMair, Harvard Univ.

3. "A Free-Soil Sense of Place: Frederick Law Olmsted and the Landscapes of the Antebellum South," James Finley, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham


Subject:

  • Other Literatures – General

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