Brisbane Literary Circle

Brisbane Literary Circle

Name: Brisbane Literary Circle

Time: c. 1887 - ?

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Category: Scholarly Society

Institution Category: Informing

Institution Group: Public Community Education

Coordinates: -27.4671666666667, 153.024555

Street Address: Brisbane Literary Circle, c/ the Brisbane School of Arts, Ann Street, Brisbane City

Suburb: Brisbane City (CBD)

Sector: Independent \'Community\'

Local Study Area: Spring Hill-CBD-Fortitude Valley-New Farm (Inner City)

Study Stage: MBNH Stage 9 Local Study Areas

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The Brisbane Literary Circle came out of the Brisbane Schools of Arts around 1887.

Geographic Description 1: Inside The Green Belt

Geographic Description 2: Brisbane River

Geographic Description 3: Flood Plains (Major); High River Banks (still floods); Ridgeline (Slopes off Wickham Tce)


Buckridge, Patrick; McKay, Belinda. By the Book: a Literary History of Queensland, University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, Qld, 2007.

Hatherell, William J. The Third Metropolis: Imagining Brisbane through Art and Literature, 1940-1970,University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, Qld, 2007.

Shaw, Barry; Metcalf, William James. (ed) Brisbane: Training, Teaching and Turmoil: Tertiary Education 1825-2018, Brisbane History Group, Salisbury, Qld, Boolarong Press, Moorooka, Qld, 2018.

Day, Leanne. The Brisbane Literary Circle: a strategy to elevate the communal mind, The Australian Library Journal, vol. 56 issue 3-4, 2007 pp. 392-404

Image Citations

FROM WOMAN’S CLUBLAND. Queensland Figaro, Thursday 28 April 1904, p 5. NLA Trove