Robbery Under Arms

Author: Thomas Alexander Browne
Publisher: Book Jungle
ISBN: 9781438521220
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Thomas Alexander Browne (1826 1915) was an Australian writer who sometimes published under the pseudonym Rolf Boldrewood and was best known for his novel Robbery Under Arms. Browne was an experienced justice of the peace. He moved to Albury as chairman of the Land Licensing Board in 1885. Robbery Under Arms is considered to be one of the greatest Australian colonial novels. Dick Marston tells the story of his life and loves and his association with the notorious bushranger Captain Starlight. Starlight's gang, with Dick and his brother Jim's help, set out on a series of escapades that include cattle theft and robbery under arms

Writing the Colonial Adventure

Author: Robert Dixon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521484398
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book explores imperial ideology through the narrative themes of popular texts.

The Social Impact of the Novel

Author: Claudia Durst Johnson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313318184
Format: PDF
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Contains entries that provide information on two hundred novels written in or translated into English, each including publication data, discussion of historical context, an assessment of the public's reaction to the work and its influence, and a bibliographical citation. Arranged geographically.

Robbery Under Arms

Author: Alfred Dampier
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This adaptation of Rolf Boldrewood's famous novel is a lively melodrama (5 acts, 18 men, 7 women, extras).