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107. World Travelers: Travel Writing in Hungary and Beyond

Monday, 9 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Ohio, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Hungarian Literature

Presiding: Zsuzsanna Varga, Univ. of Glasgow

1. "The Melancholic Traveler: József Méliusz and the Specters of Central Europe," Gabriela Glavan, West Univ. of Timisoara

2. "John Paget, an English Observer of Nineteenth-Century Hungary and Transylvania," Enikö Molnár Basa, Library of Congress

3. "Polixéna Wesselényi: Traveler, Aristocrat, and Art Historian," Zsuzsanna Varga

4. "Utopia in Travel, Travel as Utopia," Sándor Hites, Hungarian Acad. of Sciences

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