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Title: Legend-making and Lost Souls in the Australian Bush: From Wauter Lous to Lasseter and Beyond
Contributor(s): Haworth, Robert John (author)
Publication Date: 2007
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Abstract: 'Lost in the Bush' has been an insistent theme in Australian popular story of the past, usually based on real events. There is a special poignancy about those lost forever in trackless wastes, but Australian narrative on the subject has concentrated on the innocent of the naïve, in accordance with a high Victorian sentimentality that lingered on well into the twentieth century.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian Folklore, v.22, p. 135-143
Publisher: Australian Folklore Association
Place of Publication: University of New England, Australia
ISSN: 0819-0852
Field of Research (FOR): 210301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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