Romantic Nationalism and the Descent into Myth: William Lane's The Workingman's Paradise

Andrew McCann

Abstract


The paper argues that William Lane's 1892 social-realist novel The Workingman's Paradise is symptomatic of the ways in which the persistence of Romanticisim organises popular political consciousness at the end of the nineteenth century in Australia.

Keywords


William Lane; nationalism; Romanticisim

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