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Published 1 May 1970 in Volume 4 No. 3. Subjects: European discovery of Australia.
Cite as: Frost, Alan. ‘Captain James Cook and the ‘Passage into the Dark’.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 4, no. 3, 1970. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.c4a35676ce.
A close reading of Slessor’s sequence, focussing on the nature of the visions and the visionaries; the use Slessor makes of his sources; and questions of unity. Argues that the sequence has a unity of purpose: to consider Cook’s stature…