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  • Michael Wilding


 Acknowledgement is gratefully given to the following publications in which earlier versions of this material first appeared. Marcus Clarke: in Mapped But Not Known, ed. P. R. Eaden and F. H. Mares (Wakefield Press, Adelaide) (Festschrift for Brian Elliott). Heny Lawson: part appeared in The Rise of Socialist Fiction, ed. H. Gustav Klaus (Harvester Press, Sussex: StMartin's Press, New York), part in Visions Critiques, I (The Sorbonne, Paris), and part in 111e Radical Tradition (the 1992 Colin Roderick lectures). (Foundation for Australian Literary Studies, James Cook University, Townsville). William Lane: Words & World.f, ed. Stephen Knight&S.N. Mukherjee(SydneyStudies in Society & Culture, I). Joseph Furphy: The Radical Tradition. Jack Lindsay: Culture & History,ed. Bernard Smith (Hale & lremonger, Sydney) (Festschrift for Jack Lindsay). Christina Stead, Seven Poor Men of Sydney: part in Southerly, (Sydney), part in The Radical Tradition. Christina Stead, The uuleheaded Girl: part in London Magazine, part in Words & Wordsmiths, ed. G. Barnes, J. Gunn, S. Jensen and L. Jobling, (University of Sydney) (Festschrift for H. L. Rogers). Patrick White: RAN AM: Recherches Anglaises et Nord-Americaines (University of Strasbourg) (Festschrift for Simone Vauthier).