Antipodean Idylls: an early Australian translation of Tennyson’s medievalism

Louise D’Arcens*

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In a colony like this…there is constant temptation to indolence or sensuality, in the absence of permanent interests, of the thousand refinements which European civilisation provides for the imagination and the heart…Doorm’s land needed not more the sword or the avenger, than a young society requires help against moral and material meanness.1

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPostcolonial moves
Subtitle of host publicationmedieval through modern
EditorsPatricia Clare Ingham, Michelle R. Warren
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781403980236
ISBN (Print)9781349526260
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003
Externally publishedYes


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