Vanessa Smith . . .
is an ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellow in the Department of English at the University of Sydney. She is the author of Literary Culture and the Pacific: Nineteenth-Century Textual Encounters (1998), and coeditor of both Exploration and Exchange: A South Seas Anthology, 1680-1900 (2000) and Islands in History and Representation (2003). Professor Smith is currently writing a book on friendship and cross-cultural encounter in the long eighteenth century.
2. Guy-Ernest Debord, "Introduction a une critique de la geographie urbaine," Les lèvres nues 6 (1955): 1, 3; available in English online at http://library.nothingness.org/articles/SI/en/display/2.