‘Eyre All Alone’: Francis Webb as Mythmaker
Considers Webb's adaptation of Eyre's 'realization of his complete isolation' during his ill-fated exploratory journey of 1841, with particular emphasis on the poem's engagement with the profane and the sacred.
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Published 1 May 1981 in Volume 10 No. 1. Subjects: Australian myths, Bible, Exploration & explorers of Australia (Land), Spiritual & religious beliefs, Writer's inspiration, Writer's research & sources, Francis Webb.