- ‘Damned Scamp’: Marcus Clarke or James Erskine Calder?
James Erskine Calder's brief correspondence with Sir George Grey, noticed by Bruce Ncsbitt in an earlier issue of Australian Literary Studies, consists of half…1 October 1974
- Australia’s ‘First’ Dramatists
Discusses early Australian theatre and drama in examining the question: Who wrote the first Australian play?1 May 1969
- On Appropriation: Two Novels of Dark and Barnard Eldershaw
In 1945 Eleanor Dark published The Little Company; two years later Marjorie Barnard and Flora Eldershaw Tomorrow and Tomorrow. Both were written during…1 October 2002
- Marcus Clarke, the Two George Eliots, and the History of Two Newspapers
This essay is an experiment in a reader-focused historicism. It reconsiders the cultural-political circumstances under which Marcus Clarke rewrote George Eliot's ‘The Lifted Veil’, reframing…31 October 2015