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November 8, 2002

Exploring New Meanings of Travel in Contemporary Travel Writing


Nancy Novogrod '71

"Travel" embraces a world of meanings. While it can be mundane (to travel simply means to move from one place to another), it can also hold within it the promise of transformation. It is necessity and extravagance; entertainment and pilgrimage; exploration and escape; challenge and repose. As humans, we journey metaphorically—moving, for example, from one developmental stage to another. We move around the world as tourists, merchants, voyagers, immigrants, and refugees; and we read ourselves around the world in travelers' tales. more>

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