Unknown Australia: Rosa Praed’s Vanished Race


Examines the presentation of colonialism in some of Praed’s work, in particular in her novel Fugitive Anne with its fantasy of the lost Lemurians.

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Published 1 May 2005 in Volume 22 No. 1. Subjects: Aboriginal Australians - Literary portrayal, Australia - Literary portrayal, Colonial literature & writers, Colonialism & imperialism - Literary portrayal, Gothic, Theosophy, Rosa Praed, 19th Century Women Writers.

Cite as: McCann, Andrew. ‘Unknown Australia: Rosa Praed’s Vanished Race.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 22, no. 1, 2005, doi: 10.20314/als.d0884096f4.