The Traveler’s Eye: Narrating Dis/Location in 20th Century Travel Literature

The troubled 20th century has been labeled in many ways – one of which is “the century of migrations”. Temporary or permanent displacement, therefore, which is largely understood as an existential and epistemological condition embedded in its own material and metaphorical contexts, became one of the most fascinating subjects of (post)modern literature. The experience of travel in the largest sense reshapes personal identities and constructs new symbolic geographies that ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
CISCER, University of Bucharest, Romania
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2013 to Saturday, September 28, 2013
Event Location: 
Bucharest
Abstract due date: 
Friday, April 12, 2013
Categories: 
Comparative
Genre & Form
Adventure & Travel Writing
Narratology
Interdisciplinary
Aesthetics
Anthropology/Sociology
Cultural Studies
Film
TV
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