Captain James Cook and the ‘Passage into the Dark’


Frost briefly outlines Cook's homeward journey of 19 April 1770 in order to argue for certain historical inaccuracies in Kenneth Slessor's representation of the same in his 'Five Visions of Captain Cook'.

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Published 1 May 1970 in Volume 4 No. 3. Subjects: European discovery of Australia, Kenneth Slessor.

Cite as: Frost, Alan. ‘Captain James Cook and the ‘Passage into the Dark’.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 4, no. 3, 1970, doi: 10.20314/als.c4a35676ce.