1898 in Australian literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1898.

List of years in literature (table)
In poetry
1895
1896
1897
1898
1899
1900
1901

BooksEdit

Short storiesEdit

PoetryEdit

Non-fictionEdit

BirthsEdit

A list, ordered by date of birth (and, if the date is either unspecified or repeated, ordered alphabetically by surname) of births in 1898 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of death.

  • 7 February – Jean Curlewis, poet and writer for children (died 1930)
  • 21 February – Llewellyn Lucas, poet (died 1967)
  • 17 July – Richard Harry Graves, poet and novelist (died 1971)
  • 23 September – Les Haylen, politician, playwright, novelist and journalist (died 1977)

DeathsEdit

A list, ordered by date of death (and, if the date is either unspecified or repeated, ordered alphabetically by surname) of deaths in 1898 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.

  • 23 March – George Robertson, bookseller (born 1825)
  • 6 August – Ethel Pedley, musician and author of Dot and the Kangaroo and other works (born 1859)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit