Travel Writing: Taking to the Road to Learn about Ourselves

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This text is teaching-based research that examines the craft of writing non-fiction from journalism to literary and personal essays. It contains 19 examples of non- fiction writing by a range of international and Australian authors, as well as fou contextualising essays, plus nine interviews, co-conducted by us, with a sample of the writers/journalists feature The interviewees include: Robert Fisk, David Marr, Barry Siegel, Greg Bearup, Malcolm Knox, John Birmingham, Helen Garner, Ashley Hay and Pico Iyer.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Writer's Reader
Subtitle of host publicationUnderstanding Journalism and Non-fiction
EditorsS. Eisenhuth, McDonald W
Place of PublicationMelbourne, Australia
PublisherCambridge University Press (CUP)
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)1397805217
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • Creative
  • Non-fiction
  • Literary Journalism
  • Travel Writing


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