Approximating the World: Women, 'Civilisation' amd Colonial Melbourne

Rowena Mohr

Abstract


This article examines Ada Cambridge's novel The Three Miss Kings first serialized in 1883, in order to understand the way in which Cambridge approaches the problem of colonial 'civilisastion' and the importance she places upon the role of the colonial city in the reproduction of a hierarchical English social order.

Keywords


Ada Cambridge; colonial fiction; colonial city; Melbourne

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