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Virtual voyages : travel writing and the antipodes, 1605-1837 / Paul Longley Arthur.

By: Arthur, Paul Longley.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: London ; New York : Anthem Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 190 pages) : illustrations, maps.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781843318392; 1843318393.Subject(s): Voyages, Imaginary -- History and criticismAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Virtual voyages.DDC classification: 809/.9332 LOC classification: G560 | .A78 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Matter; Half Title; Title; Copyright; TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; EDITORIAL NOTE; INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1: REAL AND IMAGINARY VOYAGES; Colonial Vision; Reality Effects; Utopian Worlds; Literary Criticism; Robinsonades and Gulliveriana; Chapter 2: BLANK SPACES FOR THE IMAGINATION; Antipodean Inversions and Reversals; Joseph Hall's Mundus alter et idem (1605); I; II; III; Gabriel de Foigny's La Terre Australe connue (1676); I; II; III; Chapter 3: EXOTICISM AND ROMANTICISM; The Colour of Truth; Robert Paltock's The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins (1750).
Summary: Virtual Voyages' is a fascinating account of the European discovery of the elusive 'great south land' told through the literature of 'imaginary voyages'.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Virtual Voyages' is a fascinating account of the European discovery of the elusive 'great south land' told through the literature of 'imaginary voyages'.

Front Matter; Half Title; Title; Copyright; TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; EDITORIAL NOTE; INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1: REAL AND IMAGINARY VOYAGES; Colonial Vision; Reality Effects; Utopian Worlds; Literary Criticism; Robinsonades and Gulliveriana; Chapter 2: BLANK SPACES FOR THE IMAGINATION; Antipodean Inversions and Reversals; Joseph Hall's Mundus alter et idem (1605); I; II; III; Gabriel de Foigny's La Terre Australe connue (1676); I; II; III; Chapter 3: EXOTICISM AND ROMANTICISM; The Colour of Truth; Robert Paltock's The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins (1750).

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<p>Paul Longley Arthur studied at The University of Western Australia and was a research fellow at Murdoch University and Curtin University before taking up a position in the History program at The Australian National University. He has held visiting fellowships at research centres in Europe, North America and Australia, and has published widely on the history of technology, media, travel and empire. See www.paularthur.com.</p>

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