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Issue Details: First known date: 1854... 1854 Clara Morison : A Tale of South Australia during the Gold Fever
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Adelaide, South Australia,:Rigby , 1971 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Susan Eade , 1971 single work criticism
Argues that Spence's illustration of Australian characters is concentrated on the domestic lives of a small number of characters. She was familiar with the romantic conventions popular in her day, but believed that fiction should be improving as well as entertaining.
(p. xi-xviii)
* Contents derived from the Adelaide, South Australia,:Wakefield Press , 1986 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Susan Eade , 1971 single work criticism
Argues that Spence's illustration of Australian characters is concentrated on the domestic lives of a small number of characters. She was familiar with the romantic conventions popular in her day, but believed that fiction should be improving as well as entertaining.
(p. v-x)
Note: Written as Susan Magarey.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      John W. Parker ,
      1854 .
      Extent: 2 vols; vol.1: 256p., vol.2: 272p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published anonymously.
    • Adelaide, South Australia,: Wakefield Press , 1986 .
      Extent: 2 vols in one: xii, vol.1: 256 p., vol.2: 286 p.p.
      Description: illus., port.
      Reprinted: 1994
      Note/s:
      • Text is facsimile of first edition. Includes notes on the text.
      ISBN: 0949268372
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Catherine Helen Spence Catherine Helen Spence , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1987 Z418924 1987 selected work novel criticism extract prose St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1987 pg. 1-408
    Note: A facsimile of the 1971 edition.

Works about this Work

Romancing Settlement in the Anglo-Globe : Material Culture in Clara Morison and Middlemarch Chi-she Lee , 2017 single work criticism
— Appears in: NTU Studies in Language and Literature , December no. 36 2017; (p. 37-70)
What To Do With All Those Worthy Women Writers Maggie MacKellar , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , November 2016;
Legendary Australians The Legend and the Legacy Tom Sigley , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Writing Across the Continent 2008;
Out of England : Literary Subjectivity in the Australian Colonies, 1788-1867 Simon During , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Imagining Australia : Literature and Culture in the New New World 2004; (p. 3-21) Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 61-72)
'...During traces the formation and transformation of 'modern literary subjectivity' in the distinctive conditions of nineteenth century Australia.' Source: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory (2010)
Clara Morison: The Politics of Feminine Heterotopia Rosalind Smith , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 61 no. 3 2001; (p. 40-51)
Democratic, But Not 'Offensively' Australian David J. Tacey , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Meridian , May vol. 9 no. 1 1990; (p. 60-62)

— Review of Catherine Helen Spence Catherine Helen Spence , 1987 selected work novel criticism extract prose ; Clara Morison : A Tale of South Australia during the Gold Fever Catherine Helen Spence , 1854 single work novel
Untitled A. Bell , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 March 1972; (p. 16)

— Review of Clara Morison : A Tale of South Australia during the Gold Fever Catherine Helen Spence , 1854 single work novel
Untitled J. Miles , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 10 June 1972; (p. 16)

— Review of Clara Morison : A Tale of South Australia during the Gold Fever Catherine Helen Spence , 1854 single work novel
Untitled 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 February 1972; (p. 12)

— Review of Clara Morison : A Tale of South Australia during the Gold Fever Catherine Helen Spence , 1854 single work novel
Untitled Bruce Bennett , 1973 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 6 no. 2 1973; (p. 220-224)

— Review of Clara Morison : A Tale of South Australia during the Gold Fever Catherine Helen Spence , 1854 single work novel ; Catherine Spence Janet Cooper , 1972 single work biography
Out of England : Literary Subjectivity in the Australian Colonies, 1788-1867 Simon During , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Imagining Australia : Literature and Culture in the New New World 2004; (p. 3-21) Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 61-72)
'...During traces the formation and transformation of 'modern literary subjectivity' in the distinctive conditions of nineteenth century Australia.' Source: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory (2010)
Legendary Australians The Legend and the Legacy Tom Sigley , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Writing Across the Continent 2008;
Catherine Helen Spence : City Woman Helen Thomson , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Populous Places : Australian Cities and Towns 1992; (p. 131-141)
Fiction Adrian Mitchell , 1981 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Oxford History of Australian Literature 1981; (p. 27-172)
Aussie Bards and Pom Reviewers : English Reviewers and Australian Writers in the Nineteenth Century Barry Argyle , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Aspects of Australian Fiction : Essays Presented to John Colmer, Professor Emeritus of English, The University of Adelaide 1990; (p. 1-16)
Last amended 4 Mar 2015 17:34:33
Subjects:
  • Bush,
  • Urban,
  • Adelaide, South Australia,
  • Victoria,
Settings:
  • c
    Scotland,
    c
    c
    United Kingdom (UK),
    c
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • Adelaide, South Australia,
  • Victoria,
  • ca. 1854
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