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The Holy Road: Intellectual Nomadism in American Cultural Construct

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An exploration of how and why metaphors of intellectual vagabondism, perpetual journey, ubiquity of flow, movement as a means of expression, and the ceaseless spectacle of transition are so widely used by American writers of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries to characterize the culture in which they are participants?and of the styles, themes, contexts, and textual spaces within which this characterization takes place.