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Rosa, Samuel Albert

Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1866-1940) Australian journalist, politician and author, mostly in the US and UK before 1888, whose Near Future sf novel, The Coming Terror; Or, the Australian Revolution (1894 chap; vt Oliver Spence, the Australian Caesar: Or, the Coming Terror 1895 chap), expresses a fin de siècle sense of the fragility of White civilization; The Invasion of Australia (1920), a nonfiction description of Australia's vulnerability to Invasion, was equally downbeat. [JC]

Samuel Albert Rosa

born Sydney, New South Wales: 31 January 1866

died Sydney, New South Wales: 25 May 1940



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