Monotony and the Picturesque: Landscape in Three Australian Travel Narratives of the 1830s

Paul Miller

Abstract


The paper examines the relationship between identity and conceptions of the land as picturesque or monotonous by reference to George Bennett's Wanderings in New South Wales (1834), Joseph Hawdon's The Journal of a Journey from New South Wales to Adelaide and Thomas Walker's A Month in the Bush of Australia (1838).

Keywords


George Bennett; Joseph Hawdon; Thomas Walker; journals; landscape

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