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Comprehensive guide to published Australian autobiographical writing which deals with life in Australia up to 1850. Entries are listed alphabetically by author's name. Includes three separate indexes to personal names, places and subjects. Walsh has worked on numerous Australian reference publications. Hooton teaches English at the Australian Defence Force Academy and is co-author of 'The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature' (1985); Walsh is assisting her in preparing a new edition.
Australian Autobiographical Narratives Volume 2 and its partner Volume 1 provide researchers with detailed annotations of published Australian autobiographical writing. Both volumes are a rich resource of the European settlement of Australia. Theis selection concentrates on the post-gold rush period, providing portraits of 533 individuals, from amateur explorers to politicians, from pioneer settlers to sportsmen. Like Volume 1, it offers an intimate and absorbing insight into nineteenth-century Australia.