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Author Fausett, David.

Title Writing the new world : imaginary voyages and utopias of the great southern land / David Fausett
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y : Syracuse University Press, 1993


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 W'PONDS  809.39372 F2673/W  AVAILABLE
Description 237pages : illustrations
Series Utopianism and communitarianism
Utopianism and communitarianism.
Contents 1. What Was Utopia? -- 2. The Discovery of the Austral World -- 3. Early Austral Fiction -- 4. Baroque Allegories -- 5. Utopia and Seventeenth-Century Rationalism -- 6. Real and Imaginary Voyages -- 7. Shipwreck and Marooning in the Southland -- 8. The History of the Sevarites (1675-1679) -- 9. Splendid Isolation: The Southern Land, Known -- 10. The Mighty Kingdom of Krinke Kesmes (1708) -- 11. Austral Fiction and the Rise of Realism -- 12. The Body, the World, and the Word
Analysis Voyages, Imaginary History and criticism
Notes Based on the author's thesis (Ph.D., Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris, 1988)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Voyages, Imaginary -- History and criticism.
Australia -- In literature.
Genre/Form Utopian fiction.
Voyages, Imaginary.
LC no. 93028555