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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 What Was Travel Writing? Frank Hurley and the Media Contexts of Early Twentieth-Century Australian Travel Writing.
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This paper examines an aspect of Australian-born photographer and film maker Frank Hurley's media repertoire that has to date received little attention: his travel writing; but it does so in the context of its relations with other media he used at the same time. In the 1910s and 1920s, travel writing was closely connected with other media, especially photography, lantern slide projection and early cinema. Like his photographs and films, Hurley's writing was never meant to have a singular or definitive form: it was modular and mobile, created for the purpose of being used in a variety of forms, whether by Hurley himself or by other media personnel, and often in the service of other media. (Author abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Studies in Travel Writing vol. 11 no. 1 March 2007 Z1473175 2007 periodical issue Special issue on Australian Travel Writing 2007 pg. 59-82
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