(2) Engineering and Environment, University of Southampton, Boldrewood
Innovation Campus, Southampton SO16 7QF, UK
Close readings of novelists Rolf Boldrewood
and Joseph Furphy reveal a Walter-Scott-inherited Anglo-Saxonism, exploring how Australian medievalism focuses the gaze on race and class politics by adding an antipodean dimension.
, have, at least, seen new worlds for themselves; have gone out of the streets of the over-populated lands into the open air ..." (qtd.
vvGoogling a runner Captain Starlight 6.50 Kempton The character in Rolf Boldrewood
's novel Robbery Under Arms is thought to be based on infamous Australian cattle thief Harry Readford from the late 1800s.
The texts under consideration, Jules Verne's Among the Cannibals (1868), Joshua Kirby's Henry Ancrum (1871), Emilia Marryat's Amongst the Maoris (1874), Sygurd Wisniowski's Tikera (1877), and Rolf Boldrewood
's War to the Knife (1899), are linked not only by setting but by their engagement with two key tensions at work at both the structural and the ideological level.
It is important because it appeared before the advent of Australia's famous bushranger novels by Henry Kingsley and Rolf Boldrewood
. There is an advertisement on the inside cover of this issue.
The Academy Edition reproduces, for the first time, the full text of the original serial version of Rolf Boldrewood
's Robbery Under Arms, which was initially published in the Sydney Mail between 1882 and 1883.
Sticht also acquired contemporary Australiana, including novels by authors such as Rolf Boldrewood
, and historical essays such as J.H.
Others in the final parade included Anne Edwards' Pony Breeding winner, the dark cream yearling filly Sarnau Golden Virtue, Dyfrig Williams' 10-year-old Section C brood mare, the bay Boldrewood
Leading Lady, shown with her pretty three-month-old filly foal, Gerdig Princess, Sue James's Coloured champion, the six-year-old piebald mare Chancey deal smartly ridden by Loretta Joynson and the winning child rider, Hannah James, on her 10-year-old bay gelding Haziz.
In the meantime the novelist "Rolf Boldrewood
" (Thomas Alexander Browne), who was also a police magistrate and a gentleman, had written a bushranger novel serialized in the Sydney Mail during 1882-83.