Not Reading the Nation : Australian Readers of the 1890s

Abstract

The article explores the tastes and values of late-nineteenth-century reading groups and societies in Hobart, Sydney and Adelaide, and of their interest (or lack thereof) in Australian literature.

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Published 1 May 2006 in Volume 22 No. 3. Subjects: Literary associations, Readers.

Cite as: Webby, Elizabeth. ‘Not Reading the Nation : Australian Readers of the 1890s.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 22, no. 3, 2006. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.70bf371701.