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"Seventeenth and eighteenth century exploration was responsible for three broad kinds of travel literature: genuine travel accounts; imaginary or extraordinary voyages; and a third group which might be termed travel liars, or pseudo travellers, whose intention it was to deceive. This second group, imaginary voyages, were to become almost as popular in their day as authentic travel accounts. The genre included works of a realistic, philosophical, utopian and fantastic nature and, while not generally written to deceive, they have, in a few notable cases, done just that." (p.1)

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    y separately published work icon La Trobe Library Journal The Great South Land vol. 11 no. 41 Autumn 1988 Z1548838 1988 periodical issue 1988 pg. 8-14
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