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A companion to Australian literature since 1900 / edited by Nicholas Birns and Rebecca McNeer. (2007)

Authors: Birns, Nicholas., McNeer, Rebecca, 1949-
Publisher:Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 74 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 47 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • Companion to Australian literature since nineteen hundred
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xv, 477 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Camden House companion volumes
  • Camden House companion volumes
Summary:
  • A fresh twenty-first century look at Australian literature in a broad, inclusive and multicultural sense.
Contents:
  • Part 1: Identities
  • 1: Aboriginality since Mabo: Writing, Politics, and Art /​ Ali Gumillya Baker and Gus Worby
  • 2: Writing Aboriginality: Authors on "Being Aboriginal" /​ Anita Heiss
  • 3: From Empire to Nation: The Shifting Sands of Australian National Identity /​ Ruth Feingold
  • 4: Multicultural Writing in Australia /​ Wenche Ommundsen
  • 5: Jewish Writers in Australia /​ Susan Jacobowitz
  • 6: Asian-Australian Literature /​ Deborah L. Madsen
  • 7: The Demidenko Affair and Literary Hoaxes /​ Marguerite Nolan
  • 8: Australian Women's Writing from 1970 to 2005 /​ Tanya Dalziell
  • Part 2: Writing Across Time
  • 9: Writing the Nation, 1900-1940 /​ Richard Carr
  • 10: Australian Poetry from Kenneth Slessor to Jennifer Strauss /​ Nicholas Birns
  • 11: Australian Poetry, 1970-2005 /​ David McCooey
  • 12: Australian Drama, 1900-1970 /​ Maryrose Casey
  • 13: Australian Drama since 1970 /​ Maryrose Casey
  • Part 3: International Reputations
  • 14: Christina Stead /​ Brigid Rooney
  • 5: Patrick White /​ John Beston
  • 16: David Malouf /​ John Scheckter
  • 17: Les Murray /​ Werner Senn
  • 18: Peter Carey /​ Carolyn Bliss
  • 19: Gerald Murnane /​ Paul Genoni
  • Part 4: Writers and Regions
  • 20: Tim Winton and Western Australian Writing /​ Lyn Jacobs
  • 21: Dorothy Hewett /​ Nicole Moore
  • 22: Xavier Herbert /​ Ouyang Yu
  • 23: Michael Wilding, Murray Bail, Rodney Hall, and Frank Moorhouse /​ Jaroslav Kusnir
  • 24: Trans-Tasman Literary Expatriates /​ Brigid Magner
  • Part 5: Beyond the Canon
  • 25: Australian Science Fiction /​ Russell Blackford
  • 26: Popular Australian Writing /​ Toni Johnson-Woods
  • 27: Australian Film /​ Theodore F. Sheckels
  • 28: Australian Children's Literature /​ Alice Mills
  • 29: Environmental Themes in Australian Literature /​ Gary Clark
  • 30: Australian Gay and Lesbian Writing /​ Damien Barlow and Leigh Dale.
  • More...
  • More...
Notes:
  • Formerly CIP.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Other Form:
  • Online version Companion to Australian literature since 1900. Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, 2007
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 9781571133496 (hbk.)
Dewey Number:
  • 820.99940904
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 42395466
  • 42395466
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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