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Sunday, 30 December

692. What Form Means to Early Modern Travel Writing

10:15–11:30 a.m., Stetson A, Hyatt Regency

A special session

Presiding: Julia Schleck, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln

1. “Paper Wars: The Rhetoric of Engagement and Competition in Anglo-Ottoman Travel Accounts,” Ameer Sohrawardy, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

2. “Writing Travel, Writing Time: The Form of Movement in Seventeenth-Century English Almanacs,” Laura Ambrose, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

3. “‘In Plaine English’: The Ethics of Form in East India Company Directives and Mercantile Journals,” Ellorashree Maitra, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

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