Charles Rowcroft: An Unpublished Memoir


In a recent article1 Mr Cecil Hadgraft (Australian Literary Studies, vol. 2, no. 3) uses the nineteenth century novelist Charles Rowcroft to exemplify the difficulty literary historians have had in tracing the careers of Australian writers and in separating facts about them from fancy, and welcomes further information about Rowcroft and others like him. What follows is in response to Hadgraft's appeal.

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Published 1 October 1967 in Volume 3 No. 2. Subjects: Biographical writing, Colonial literature & writers.

Cite as: Shipley, John B.. ‘Charles Rowcroft: An Unpublished Memoir.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 3, no. 2, 1967, doi: 10.20314/als.54af68cf4d.