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Author Arthur, Paul Longley.

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

Publication Info. London ; New York : Anthem Press, 2010.


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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 190 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Virtual Voyages' is a fascinating account of the European discovery of the elusive 'great south land' told through the literature of 'imaginary voyages'.
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).
Subject Voyages, Imaginary -- History and criticism.
Europe -- History, Naval.
Europe -- Discovery and exploration.
Australia -- Description and travel.
Discoveries in geography. (OCoLC)fst00894950
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
Voyages, Imaginary. (OCoLC)fst01169333
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
Imaginäre Reise.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1605-1837
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Naval history. (OCoLC)fst01411632
Other Form: Print version: Arthur, Paul Longley. Virtual voyages. London ; New York : Anthem Press, 2010 9781843318002 (DLC) 2009047631 (OCoLC)456177411
ISBN 9781843318392 (electronic bk.)
1843318393 (electronic bk.)
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