Road Show: Travel Papers in American Literature

Event time: 
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 12:00am to Sunday, August 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (BRBL) See map
121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

An exhibition celebrating the American love of travel and adventure in both literary works and the real-life journeys that have inspired some of our most beloved books; the exhibition will also explore literary archives and the various ways travel is recorded, marked, and documented in the Yale Collection of American Literature. The exhibition will highlight the work and voyages of writers including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Richard Wright, Gwendolyn Bennett, Truman Capote, Annie Dillard, and many more.

This exhibition is organized by Nancy Kuhl, curator of poetry in the Yale Collection of American Literature

Open to: 
General Public