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" Now when I was a little chap I had a passion for maps. I would look for hours at South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when I saw one that... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 166
1899
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Errant Journeys: Adventure Travel in a Modern Age

David Zurick - Travel - 1995 - 206 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...finger on it and say, When I grow up I will go there. 9 The road to Asia is littered with the relics of adventurers who have sought in the vastness of that...
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Heart of Darkness, With, The Congo Diary

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1995 - 166 pages
...Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces26 on the earth, and when I saw one that looked particularly...that) I would put my finger on it and say, When I grow 21 up I will go there. The North Pole was one of these places, I remember. Well, I haven't been there...
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Joseph Conrad and the Anthropological Dilemma: "bewildered Traveller"

John Wylie Griffith - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 248 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia and lose myself in the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth and when I saw one that looked particularly inviting on the map (but they all look that) I would put my finger on it and say: When I grow up I will go there....
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Heart of Darkness and Other Stories

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1995 - 219 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when I saw one diat looked particularly inviting on a map (but they all look that) I would put my finger on it and...
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Dangerous Liaisons: Gender, Nation, and Postcolonial Perspectives

Anne McClintock, Aamir Mufti, Ella Shohat - Social Science - 1997 - 551 pages
...the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces [populated by natives, that is] on the earth, and when I saw one that looked particularly...my finger on it and say, when I grow up I will go there.19 Geography and a passion for maps developed into an organized matter mainly devoted to acquiring...
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Claude Ollier: cartographe

Sjef Houppermans - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 237 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in ail the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...that looked particularly inviting on a map (but they ail look that) I would put my fmger on it and say, When I grow up I will go there." Cette passion est...
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Mapping Men and Empire: A Geography of Adventure

Richard Phillips - Science - 1997 - 208 pages
...all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when 1 saw one that looked particularly inviting on a map (but they all look like that) I would put my finger on it and say, When I grow up I will go there. (Conrad 1899: 197)...
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Seeking the Centre: The Australian Desert in Literature, Art and Film

Roslynn D. Haynes, Roslynn Doris Haynes, Roslynn D.. Haynes - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 347 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...grow up I will go there. The North Pole was one of those places. . . . Other places were scattered about the Equator, and in every sort of latitude all...
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Oriental Prospects: Western Literature and the Lure of the East

C. C. Barfoot, Theo d'. Haen - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 283 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...my finger on it and say, When I grow up I will go there.9 Said describes the positional superiority of Westerners as enabling them to advance upon the...
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Seeking the Centre: The Australian Desert in Literature, Art and Film

Roslynn D. Haynes, Roslynn Doris Haynes, Roslynn D.. Haynes - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 347 pages
...South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...inviting on a map (but they all look that) I would ptit my finger on ii and say, When I grow up I will go there. The North Pole was one of those places....
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