A Few Hours in a Far-Off Age

TitleA Few Hours in a Far-Off Age
Year for Search1883
AuthorsDugdale, Mrs. H[enrietta] A[ugusta](ca. 1826-1918)
Tertiary AuthorsDugdale, Mrs. H. A.
Date Published1833
PublisherMcCarron, Bird & Co
Place PublishedMelbourne, VIC, Australia
KeywordsAustralian author, Female author
Annotation

Much of the novel is a criticism of the past, but it includes a detailed feminist eutopia. Stress on intelligence. Politically involved women brought about far-reaching changes. Strong family ties. Parents required to spend time each day teaching their children. Animals are well treated, and no leather is used. Advanced technology. 

Holding Institutions

A, ATL, CtY, M

Author Note

CtY gives the author’s name as Harriet A. I have chosen to follow the name used by the National Library of Australia and the Alexander Turnbull Library. Australian female author (ca. 1826-1918)

Full Text

1883 Dugdale, Mrs. H[enrietta] A[ugusta] (ca. 1826-1918). A Few Hours in a Far-Off Age. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: M‘Carron, Bird & Co. CtY gives the author’s name as Harriet A. I have chosen to follow the name used by the National Library of Australia and the Alexander Turnbull Library. A, ATL, CtY, M

Much of the novel is a criticism of the past, but it includes a detailed feminist eutopia. Stress on intelligence. Politically involved women brought about far-reaching changes. Strong family ties. Parents required to spend time each day teaching their children. Animals are well treated, and no leather is used. Advanced technology. Australian female author.