The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Volume XIV. The Victorian Age, Part Two.

XII. The Literature of Australia and New Zealand


Foxcroft, A. B. The Australian Catalogue. A reference index to the books and periodicals published and still current in the Commonwealth of Australia. Melbourne, 1911.

Byrne, D. Australian Writers. 1896.

Martin, A. P. The beginnings of an Australian Literature. 1898.

Turner, H. G. and Sutherland, A. The development of Australian Literature. 1898.

The Book of Canterbury Rhymes. Christchurch, N. Z., 1866. 2nd edn. 1883.

Australian Poets, 1788–1888. Ed. Sladen, D. B. W. 1888.

Australian Ballads and Rhymes. Ed. Sladen, D. B. W. (Canterbury Poets.) 1888.

A Century of Australian Song. Ed. Sladen, D. B. W. 1888.

The Jubilee Book of Canterbury Rhymes. Ed. Alpers, O. T. J. Christchurch, N. Z., 1900.

An Anthology of Australian Verse. Ed. Stevens, B. 1906.

New Zealand Verse. Collected by Alexander, W. F., and Currie, A. E. (Canterbury Poets.) 1906.

The Golden Treasury of Australian Verse. Ed. Stevens, B. 1909. Revised edn. 1912.

Bush Ballads by various authors. Ed. Stevens, B. Edinburgh, 1910.

In praise of Australia. An anthology in prose and verse, compiled by Florence Gay. 1912.

Adams, Francis William Lauderdale. Australian Essays. Melbourne, 1886.

—— Poetical works. Brisbane, 1887.

—— Songs of the Army of the Night. Sydney (1888).

—— John Webb’s End (a novel of Australian bush life). 1891.

—— Australian Life (tales). 1892.

—— The Melbournians: a novel. 1892.

Becke, George Louis (1848–1913). By Reef and Palm. 1894.

—— The Ebbing of the Tide. 1896.

—— His Native Wife. 1896.

—— Old Convict Days. (Ed. by Becke.) 1899.

Bennett, Samuel. History of Australian Discovery and Colonization. 1867.

Boake, Barcroft Henry. Where the Dead Men Lie, and other poems. Sydney, 1897.

Boldrewood, Rolf, pseud. See Browne, Thomas Alexander.

Bonwick, James. The Bushrangers: illustrating the early days of Van Diemen’s Land. Melbourne, 1856.

—— Daily life and origin of the Tasmanians. 1870.

Bonwick, James. The last of the Tasmanians. 1870.

—— Curious facts of old colonial days. 1870.

—— The first twenty years of Australia. 1882.

Boothby, Guy Newell (1867–1905). On the Wallaby. 1894.

—— A Lost Endeavour. 1895.

—— Bushigrams. (1897.)

Bracken, Thomas. The Haunted Vale, and other poems. Sandhurst, 1867.

—— Behind the Tomb, and other poems. Melbourne, 1871.

—— Flowers of the Free Lands. Melbourne, 1877.

—— Lays of the Land of the Maori and Moa. 1884.

—— A Sheaf from the Sanctum. Dunedin, 1887.

—— Musings in Maoriland. Dunedin, 1890.

—— Lays and lyrics. Wellington, N. Z., 1893.

—— Not Understood, and other poems. Wellington, N. Z., 1905.

Browne, Thomas Alexander (pseud. Rolf Boldrewood). Old Melbourne Memories. Melbourne, 1884. 2nd edn., revised. 1896.

—— Robbery under Arms. 3 vols. 1888.

—— A Colonial Reformer. 3 vols. 1890.

—— The Miner’s Right. 3 vols. 1890.

—— The Squatter’s Dream. 1890.

—— A Sydney-Side Saxon. 1891.

—— Nevermore. 3 vols. 1892.

—— A Modern Buccaneer. 3 vols. 1894.

Carmichael, Grace Jennings (Mrs. Mullis). Poems. Melbourne, 1895. Miniature edn. Melbourne, 1910.

Clarke, Marcus Andrew Hislop. Long Odds. Melbourne, 1869.

—— For the Term of His Natural Life. Melbourne, 1874.

—— History of the continent of Australia, 1787–1870. Melbourne, 1877.

—— Selected Works. Melbourne, 1890.

The Marcus Clarke Memorial Volume. Compiled and ed. by Mackinnon, H. Melbourne, 1884.

Cuthbertson, James Lister. Barwon Ballads. Melbourne, 1893.

Daley, Victor James. At Dawn and Dusk. Sydney, 1898.

—— Poems. (Edinburgh, 1908.)

—— Wine and Roses. Sydney, 1911.

Deniehy, Daniel Henry. Life and speeches. Ed. Martin, E. A. Melbourne, 1884.

Domett, Alfred. See Vol. XIII, p. 554.

Evans, George Essex. The Repentance of Magdalene Despar, and other poems. 1891.

—— Won by a Skirt. Brisbane, n.d.

—— Loraine, and other verses. Melbourne, 1898.

—— The Sword of Pain. Toowoomba, 1905.

—— The Secret Key, and other verses. Sydney, 1906.

—— Queen of the North: a jubilee ode. Brisbane, 1909.

—— Kara, and other verses. Sydney, 1910.

Farjeon, Benjamin Leopold (1838–1903). Grif: a story of Australian life. Dunedin, 1866.

Farrell, John. Ephemera: an Iliad of Albury. Albury, 1878.

—— Two Stories. Melbourne, 1882.

—— How He Died, and other poems. Sydney, 1887.

—— Australia to England. Sydney, 1897.

Farrell, John. My Sundowner, and other poems. Sydney, 1904.

Field, Barron. The First Fruits of Australian Poetry. Sydney, printed for private circulation, 1819.

—— Geographical Memoirs of New South Wales. Ed. F., B. 1825.

Gay, William. Sonnets, and other verses. Melbourne, 1894.

—— Sonnets. Bendigo, 1896.

—— Christ on Olympus, and other poems. Bendigo, 1896.

—— Complete poetical works. Melbourne, 1911.

Gordon, Adam Lindsay. The Feud. Mt. Gambier, 1864.

—— Ashtaroth, a dramatic lyric. Melbourne, 1867.

—— Sea Spray and Smoke Drift. Melbourne, 1867.

—— Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes. Melbourne, 1870.

—— Poems. Melbourne, 1877.

—— Racing Rhymes and other verses. New York, 1901.

—— Reminiscences and unpublished poems. Sydney, n.d.

—— Poems, including several never before printed. Arranged by Sladen, D. B. W. 1912.

Humphris, E., and Sladen, D. B. W. Adam Lindsay Gordon and his friends in England and Australia. 1912.

Ross, J. H. The Laureate of the Centaurs: a memoir of the life of Adam Lindsay Gordon. With new poems, prose sketches, etc. 1888.

Halloran, Henry. Poems, Odes, Songs. Sydney, 1887.

Harpur, Charles. Thoughts: a series of sonnets. Sydney, 1845.

—— The Bushrangers, a play; and other poems. Sydney, 1853.

—— A Poet’s Home. Sydney, 1862.

—— The Tower of the Dream. Sydney, 1865.

—— Poems. Melbourne, 1883.

Holdsworth, Philip Joseph. Station Hunting on the Warrego, and other poems. Sydney, 1885.

Horne, Richard Henry (or Hengist). Australian Facts and Prospects: to which is prefixed the author’s Australian autobiography. 1859.

See, also, Vol. XIII, p. 572.

Howitt, William. A Boy’s Adventures in the Wilds of Australia. 1854.

—— The History of Discovery in Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand. 1865.

Hyland, Inez K. (1863–1892). In Sunshine and Shadow. Melbourne, 1893.

Kendall, Henry Clarence. At Long Bay: Euroclydon. Sydney, n.d.

—— The Glen of the White Man’s Grave. Sydney, n.d.

—— Poems and Songs. Sydney, 1862.

—— The Bronze Trumpet: a satirical poem. Sydney, 1866.

—— Leaves from Australian Forests. Melbourne, 1869.

—— Songs from the Mountains. Sydney, 1880.

—— Orara: a tale. Melbourne, 1881.

—— Poems. Melbourne, 1886.

—— Poems; with a memoir by Kendall, F. C. Melbourne, 1903.

Lang, John Dunmore. Aurora Australis (poems). Sydney, 1826.

—— An historical and statistical account of New South Wales. 1834. 4th edn. 1874.

—— View of the origin and migrations of the Polynesian Nation. 1834. 2nd edn. 1877.

—— Poems: sacred and secular. Sydney, 1873.

For a full list of Lang’s numerous publications see the D. of N. B., and the British Museum Catalogue.

Leakey, Caroline Woolmer. Lyra Australis; or attempts to sing in a strange land. 1854.

Leakey, Emily P. Clear Shining Light: a memoir of C. W. Leakey. (1882.)

McCombie, Thomas. Arabin, or the adventures of a colonist in New South Wales. 1845.

—— The history of the colony of Victoria. Melbourne, 1858.

—— Australian sketches. 2 series. 1861–6.

Maning, Frederick Edward (1812–1883). Old New Zealand. By a Pakeha Maori. 1863. Another edn., ed. Hocken, T. M. Melbourne, 1906.

Martin, Arthur Patchett. Sweet Girl Graduate, and Random Rhymes. Melbourne, 1876.

—— Lays of To-day. Melbourne, 1878.

—— Fernshawe: sketches in prose and verse. Melbourne, 1882

—— Australia and the Empire (essays). Edinburgh, 1889.

—— True stories from Australasian history. 1893.

—— The Withered Jester, and other verses. 1895.

Michael, James Lionel. Songs without Music. Sydney, 1857.

—— John Cumberland. Sydney (1860).

Moore, J. Sheridan. Spring-Life Lyrics. Sydney, 1864.

Parkes, Sir Henry. Stolen Moments. Sydney, 1842.

—— Murmurs of the Stream. Sydney, 1857.

—— Australian Views of England. Eleven letters written in 1861 and 1862. 1869.

—— Studies in Rhyme. Sydney, 1870.

—— The Beauteous Terrorist, and other poems. Sydney, 1885.

—— Fragmentary Thoughts. Sydney, 1889.

—— Fifty years in the making of Australian history. 2 vols. 1892.

—— Sonnets, and other verse. 1895.

Lyne, Charles E. Life of Sir Henry Parkes. 1897.

Pindar Juvenal. The Van Diemen’s Land Warriors, or the Heroes of Cornwall: a satire in three cantos. Hobart Town, 1827.

Richardson, Robert. Willow and Wattle. Edinburgh, 1893.

Rowcroft, Charles. Tales of the Colonies. 1843.

—— The Bushranger of Van Diemen’s Land. 3 vols. 1846.

Rowe, Richard P. L. Peter Possum’s Portfolio (prose and verse). Sydney, 1858.

Spence, Catherine Helen. Clara Morison: a tale of South Australia during the gold fever. 2 vols. 1854.

—— Tender and True: a colonial tale. 2 vols. 1856.

—— Mr. Hogarth’s Will. 3 vols. 1865.

—— The Author’s Daughter. 1868.

Stephens, James Brunton. Convict Once: a poem. 1871.

—— The Godolphin Arabian. Brisbane, 1873.

—— The Black Gin, and other poems. Melbourne, 1873.

—— Mute Discourse. Brisbane, 1878.

—— Marsupial Bill. Brisbane, 1879.

—— Miscellaneous poems. Brisbane, 1880.

—— Fayette, or Bush Revels. Brisbane, 1892.

—— Poetical works. Sydney, 1902.

Sutherland, Alexander. Victoria and its Metropolis. 2 vols. Victoria, 1888.

Tompson, Charles, jun. Wild notes from the Lyre of a Native Minstrel. Sydney, 1826.

Wakefield, Edward Gibbon (1796–1862). A Letter from Sydney, the principal town of Australia. Together with the outline of a system of Colonization. 1829.

—— Outline of the plan of a proposed colony to be founded on the south coast of Australia. 1834.

—— A View of the art of colonization, with present reference to the British Empire. 1849.

—— The founders of Canterbury: being letters from the late E. G. W. to … helpers in the foundation of the settlement of Canterbury in New Zealand. Christchurch, N. Z., 1868.

Wentworth, William Charles. A statistical, historical, and political description of the colony of New South Wales and Van Diemen’s Land. 1819. 3rd edn. 1824.

—— Australasia. A poem written for the Chancellor’s Medal at Cambridge. 1823.

Westgarth, William. Australia Felix; or a historical and descriptive account of the Settlement of Port Phillip, New South Wales. Edinburgh, 1843.

—— Victoria, late Australia Felix: an historical and descriptive account of the colony and its gold mines. 1853.

—— A report on the condition, capabilities, and prospects of the Australian Aborigines. Melbourne, 1864.

—— Victoria and the Australian gold mines in 1857. 1857.

—— The Colony of Victoria: its history, commerce and gold mining; its social and political institutions down to the end of 1863. 1864.

—— Personal Recollections of early Melbourne and Victoria. 1888.

—— Half-a-century of Australasian progress, a personal retrospect. 1889.

Wills, W. R. A Bunch of Wild Pansies. Auckland, N. Z., 1885.

Woods, Julian Tenison. A history of the Discovery and Exploration of Australia. 2 vols. 1865.