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Published 1 November 2013 in Volume 28 No. 4.
Cite as: Sharkey, Michael. ‘Review by Michael Sharkey.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 28, no. 4, 2013. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.2268166290.
Discusses poems and poets who depicted the experience of women during and after the First World War.
Sharkey argues that romance enabled Praed to present the colonial experience from a metropolitan point of view and intelligibly relate the circumstances of women in fronteir society to a European audience. This is achieved by employing a love-theory that declares…