A request for help please!
August 29, 2017 1:42am CST
This is aimed at all you avid readers out there. A friend (rather strangely) is doing research on twentieth century vagrancy and is looking for references to encounters with tramps in twentieth century literature (regardless of genre). The only things I can think of at the moment are the obvious ones: Autobiography of a supertramp Down and Out in Paris and London Lady and the Tramp (!) Anyone else have more obscure references to add? All rights reserved. © Text and image copyright Fleur 2017.
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The vagrancy theme is present, but not obviously in many works of Jack London (Martin Eden, Star Rover...). In the US there are Nelson Agren (Somebody in boots), Jack Kerouac (On The Road, Lonesome Traveler, Desolation Angels...) and Neils Anderson, The Hobo ( it is a sociological study).
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Is your friend looking for fictional works only, or does he/she want non-fiction as well. There are numerous internet articles that are empirical/peer-review that will not only relate information on the issue itself, but on the laws and societal responses.