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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Expanding the Howitt Way : Alfred Howitt in Victoria
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'Alfred Howitt, along with similarly enterprising siblings, grew to adulthood surrounded by the comfort and support of their family in mid-19th century England. At the centre of a literary family Alfred might have continued a tradition that lauded the ideas and writings of the time. Accorded a sound education in England and Germany and always encouraged to use curiosity as a means of approaching life he might have remained in Britain, or at least in Europe, and been well-satisfied.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon The La Trobe Journal no. 99 March 2017 11019260 2017 periodical issue

    'Edited by John Arnold, issue 99 of the La Trobe Journal has a biographical flavour, and includes articles on a range of individuals with a diversity of interests and experience.

    'Amongst those featured are explorer and linguist Alfred Howitt, and writers Marcus Clarke and Henry Lawson.

    'Less well-known figures include:

    James Miller Marshall, a visiting English artist resident in Victoria in the 1890s, seen through the eyes of Norman and Lionel Lindsay as boys

    Ina Higgins, garden designer and first wave feminist

    Allan McKay, publisher and proprietor of the Specialty Press

    Frederick Sinclaire, socialist, utilitarian minister and WWI anti-conscriptionist

    a German émigré family who returned to their homeland on the eve of WWII

    (Publication summary)

    pg. 6-23
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