William Lane completed a PhD, “The Uncanny in Christina Stead’s Shorter Fiction”, at the University of Queensland in 2015. He has had a number of critical articles on Christina Stead’s work published in literary journals. He is the author of three novels published by Transit Lounge, Over the Water (2014), The Horses (2015), and The Salamanders (2016).
University of Queensland
This essay explores repetition, in both content and technique, in Christina Stead’s novel, The Man Who Loved Children. I indicate how the Pollit family…