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Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 The Tyranny of Closeness
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'I remember entering Krakow for the first time, in 1995. I'd arrived at the train station via Paris, Berlin, Prague and Budapest — cities where I'd stayed for various periods, looking for a place to live and write. Back then, you couldn't drop into a destination from space via Google Earth, swivelling a camera to explore streets. There was no Tripadvisor or Airbnb. All I had were a kw descriptive paragraphs in a battered edition of Lonely Planet's Eastern Europe on a Shoestring, printed in black and white on Bible-thin paper. ' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Griffith Review The European Exchange no. 69 Ashley Hay (editor), Natasha Cica (editor), 2020 19735741 2020 periodical issue

    'As Europe is thrown into sharp relief by a devastating pandemic, Griffith Review 69: The European Exchange explores the deep and complex relationships between Europe and Australia, and discusses how Australians of many backgrounds have contributed to a longstanding dialogue that enriches both continents.' (Publication summary)

    pg. 30-36
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30-36 The Tyranny of Closenesssmall AustLit logo Griffith Review
  • Krakow,
    Eastern Europe, Europe,
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