William Bartram’s book, Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida . . ., published in 1791, presented the most “consistent aesthetic theory produced in America up to his day.“ 1 Two hundred years later, appreciation of this complex work requires an understanding of the author’s intellectual growth, for the Travels is both a volume of natural history and autobiography.
Porter, Charlotte M.
"Philadelphia Story: Florida Gives William Bartram a Second Chance,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 71:
3, Article 5.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol71/iss3/5