Strange Bedfellows: Homo-eroticism and Landscape in Two Bush Novels from the 1920s

Tim Suttor

Abstract


The paper focuses on two bush novels published in 1923: E.L. Grant Watson's The Desert Horizon and Marie Bjelke Petersen's Jewelled Nights arguing that they tilt the scales of mateship towards a subversive homo-erotic reading than other Austrlaian novels.

Keywords


E. L. Grant Watson; Marie Bjelke Petersen; homo-eroticism; mateship; the bush

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