Charles Harpur and the Myth of Origins


Argues that 'Harpur's drive for historical preeminence gets displaced into considerations of chronology, and that, ultimately, this reveals a Romantic preoccupation with poetic origins'.

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Published 1 October 1987 in Volume 13 No. 2. Subjects: Romanticism, Charles Harpur.

Cite as: Kane, Paul. ‘Charles Harpur and the Myth of Origins.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 13, no. 2, 1987, doi: 10.20314/als.24d44b3a17.