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Worldly Tastes

Mobility and the Geographical Imaginaries of Interwar Australian Magazines

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

celebrities. Looking at a sample issue of The Home in 1937 gives a good sense of the thematic dominance of travel within the gossip pages. The February 1937 issue devotes seven pages to social notes: of the one hundred and twenty individual “news” items

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Print Culture, Mobility, and The Pacific, 1920–1950

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

culture reinforced this association, with popular magazines of the period drenched in notes of traveling celebrities and travel narratives. The middlebrow aspirational aspects of such print products, finding expression also in advertisements and other

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Ambivalent Mobilities in the Pacific

“Savagery” and “Civilization” in the Australian Interwar Imaginary

Nicholas Halter

Australian stowaways reported their “celebrity” status when they were caught, and “passengers ventured from the dim splendors of the first and second class to view the stowaways and to take photographs to thrill their friends at home.” One woman even told

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Becoming “Pacific-Minded”

Australian Middlebrow Writers in the 1940s and the Mobility of Texts

Anna Johnston

-century British magazine whose first editor was, as Hill alluded, the celebrity author William Makepeace Thackeray, and which sought to popularize critical reviews and serialized novels—was an exceptionally high-quality periodical that sought to publish the best

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The Spectacular Traveling Woman

Australian and Canadian Visions of Women, Modernity, and Mobility between the Wars

Sarah Galletly

vicarious adventure,” 47 suggesting that this labeling of the South Seas as “glamorous” in this era was tied less to the islands themselves than to their increased presence in Hollywood motion pictures, an industry synonymous with modernity and celebrity