Introduction [by Bertram Stevens, in “The Golden Treasury of Australian Verse”, 1909]

[Editor: This introduction to The Golden Treasury of Australian Verse (1909) by Bertram Stevens gives a brief history of Australian literature and poetry, from the founding of the colony in New South Wales in 1788, up to about 1900.] Introduction As the literature of a country is, in certain respects, a reflex of its character, […]

Australian literature

Introduction [by Bertram Stevens, 1909] This introduction to The Golden Treasury of Australian Verse (1909) by Bertram Stevens gives a brief history of Australian literature and poetry, from the founding of the colony in New South Wales in 1788, up to about 1900. C.J. Dennis Biographical notes Mary Hannay Foott Biographical notes Various works Joseph […]