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Description - The Anthology of Colonial Romance Fiction by

The best examples of colonial Australian romance are collected in this anthology, from writers such as Ada Cambridge, Rosa Praed, Francis Adams, Henry Lawson, and many others. These fascinating stories show the many different outcomes of romance: happiness and marriage in some cases, loneliness and regret in others. They show colonial women challenged by a new life in a new place. But they show men being put to the test, too, and sometimes failing in the quest for love in a brave new world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780522856163
ISBN-10: 0522856160
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Imprint: Melbourne University Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2010
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography -

Ken Gelder is Professor of English at the University of Melbourne. His co-authored books Uncanny Australia- Sacredness and Identity in a Postcolonial Nation (1998) and After the Celebration- Australian Fiction 1989-2007 (2009) are both published by Melbourne University Press. Rachael Weaver is a Research Fellow in English at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of The Criminal of the Century (2006).