1864 in Australian literature

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This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1864.

For an overview of world literature see 1864 in literature.

See also: 1863 in Australian literature, 1864 in Australia, 1865 in Australian literature.

Events[edit]

  • The Australasian newspaper publishes its first issue on 1 October.[1] It would continue publishing under this name until 6 April 1946.[2]

Books[edit]

  • Louisa AtkinsonMyra
  • Henry Newton Goodrich – Raven Rockstrow or, The Pedlar's Dream : A Romance of Melbourne
  • Catherine Helen SpenceMr. Hogarth's Will
  • Eliza Winstanley – Twenty Straws

Short stories[edit]

  • J. R. Houlding
    • "Don't Forget Your Poor Old Mother"
    • "Mr. Phiggs and His Christmas Breakfast"

Poetry[edit]

Births[edit]

A list, ordered by date of birth (and, if the date is either unspecified or repeated, ordered alphabetically by surname) of births in 1864 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of death.

Deaths[edit]

A list, ordered by date of death (and, if the date is either unspecified or repeated, ordered alphabetically by surname) of deaths in 1864 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.


See also[edit]

References[edit]