1866 in Australian literature

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List of years in literature (table)

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1866.

For an overview of world literature see 1866 in literature.

See also: 1865 in Australian literature, 1866 in Australia, 1867 in Australian literature.

Books[edit]

  • Benjamin FarjeonGrif : A Story of Colonial Life
  • Mary Fortune
    • Bertha's Legacy
    • Cyzlia the Dwarf : A Romance
    • The Scerets of Balbrooke : A Tale
  • Maud Jeanne FrancMinnie's Misison : An Australian Temperance Tale
  • Eliza Winstanley – Desmoro : or, The Red Hand

Short stories[edit]

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 1866 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of death.

  • 26 March – Barcroft Boake, poet (died 1892)
  • 11 April – Bernard O'Dowd, poet (died 1953)
  • 21 July – Charles Wiltens Andree Hayward, poet and short story writer (died 1950)

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 1866 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.

See also[edit]

References[edit]