Special Topics: Travel Literature

Unit 2
The Rise of Tourism

Week 6

Digital Archives: History of Mass Tourism I 

Read: Week 6 Class Notes and digital archive research Write: Respond to Week 6 Interaction Prompt(s) 

Week 7

Digital Archives: History of Mass Tourism II 

Digital Archive Critical Essay DUE Sunday

Write: Respond to Week 7 Interaction Prompt(s) 

Week 8

Road Tripping in the United States 

Read: Week 8 Class Notes, Walt Whitman’s “Song of the Open Road,” Jack Kerouac’s On the Road (PDF pgs. 114-138), and John Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley (PDF pgs. 3-9, 19-33)

Write: Respond to Week 8 Interaction Prompt(s) 

Week 9

Travel After Empire

Read: Week 9 Class Notes, Ian Fleming’s Dr. No Chapter IV “Reception Committee” (PDF), Jamaica Kincaid’s A Small Place (PDF pgs. 3-19), Derek Walcott’s Omeros Chapter XLV (Sections I, II, & III), and Caryl Phillips’s “Autumn in Paris” (PDF)

Write: Respond to Week 9 Interaction Prompt(s)