The Surrender to Truth in The Early Australian Novel


Hamer provides a survey of early Australian novels by writers including Henry Kingsley, Rosa Praed, Ada Cambridge, and Charles de Boos. The essay tracks the novels' representation of Australian society and culture in light of their relationship to England and the English audience they wrote for.

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Published 1 December 1965 in Volume 2 No. 2. Subjects: Australia - Literary portrayal, Australian novels & novelists, Colonial literature & writers, Publishing, Rosa Praed, 19th Century Women Writers.

Cite as: Hamer, Clive. ‘The Surrender to Truth in The Early Australian Novel.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 2, no. 2, 1965, doi: 10.20314/als.9b8d06192b.