By McCormick, Thomas James
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Not so Anna Maria Bunn's (1808-99) The Guardian: A Tale by an Australian (1838), the first novel printed and published in mainland Australia (Quintus Servington was a Tasmanian text) and the first by a woman. Though a Gothic romance, The Guardian manages to display impatience with this aspect of the story, so that it shifts into a range of modes, from the epistolary tale to the Comedy of Manners. Indeed, Bunn seems to hold the not uncommon view that the Gothic is somehow beneath contempt and frivolous, so that she is careful to justify its use as reflecting the immorality of her characters and their situation.
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