Charles Harpur’s Reputation 1853-1858 : The Years of Controversy


Examines a dramatic change in the literary reputation of Charles Harpur and the responses to his work between 1853 and 1858, by which time he had become the centre of one of the major literary controversies of the period.

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Published 1 October 1978 in Volume 8 No. 4. Subjects: Australian literary history, Critical reception, Writer's recognition & popularity, Charles Harpur.

Cite as: Mishra, Vijay C.. ‘Charles Harpur’s Reputation 1853-1858 : The Years of Controversy.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 8, no. 4, 1978, doi: 10.20314/als.5758a4c268.