Literary Nationalism and the 1890s


‘In this essay, Nesbitt recounts the debate between realism and romanticism conducted by Henry Lawson and “Banjo” Paterson in the pages of the Bulletin during the 1890s, suggesting its impact in accelerating Australian literary nationalism.’ (Publication summary)

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Published 1 May 1971 in Volume 5 No. 1. Subjects: Literary controversies, Radical Nationalism.

Cite as: Nesbitt, Bruce. ‘Literary Nationalism and the 1890s.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 5, no. 1, 1971, doi: 10.20314/als.8c839619ab.