Anne Maxwell is Associate Professor in the English Program at the University of Melbourne. Besides publishing books on Colonialism’s visual cultures, she has published many articles on Colonial and Postcolonial literature, and Australian literature and photography. Her current research project is the history of women’s photography in the Asia-Pacific.
University of Melbourne
Both Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886) and Clarke’s ‘The Mystery of Major Molineux’ (1881) appear to have influenced a small group of Australian short story writers who were working in the decade immediately preceding…
‘In 1934 Miles Franklin described Eleanor Dark’s second novel, Prelude to Christopher, as ‘a terribly beautiful piece of work’ (128). One of Dark’s earliest critics, Franklin attributed the book’s strength to the author’s deft handling of a tragic theme…