The Penguin Book of 19th Century Australian Literature

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Michael Ackland
Penguin Books, 1993 - Australia - 369 pages
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Extensive collection of prose and poetry which draws together well-known and recently discovered works reflecting 19th-century Australia: the indigenous landscape, the sense of exile, convict conditions, women's roles, the impact of gold and wealth and existential anxieties. Includes notes on the authors and a list of textual sources. The editor is a senior lecturer in English at Monash University.

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