The Bulletin and the Rise of Australian Literary Nationalism Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Barnes, John. “The Time Was Never Ripe: Some Reflections on Literary Nationalism.” Westerly 24, no. 4 (December 1979): 35-44.

Criticizes the nationalist view of late nineteenth-century Australian literature presented by Vance Palmer and other nationalist critics concerned with the period.

Buckley, Vincent. “Utopianism and Vitalism.” In Australian Literary Criticism, edited by Grahame Johnston, pp. 16-29. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1962.

Observes strains of humanistic utopianism and echoes of Nietzschean metaphysics in Australian literature from the turn of the nineteenth century....

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