Novel, The Fourth Expedition, Based on the Journals of a Nineteenth Century Australian Explorer; Essay, The Pastoral Myth in the Twenty-First Century

Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts


Faculty of Community Services, Education and Social Sciences

First Advisor

Professor Andrew Taylor


The novel, The Fourth Expedition, which follows a collection of poetry, Things Visible and Things Invisible, already presented in the first year of the Masters, is based on the journals of a nineteenth century explorer of the Australian continent. Built into the story is the relationship between the explorer and a woman who is also a historic figure and an acknowledged artist, a painter.

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