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The Cambridge history of Australian literature

Author: Peter Pierce
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge history of literature
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the most comprehensive volume ever written on Australia's national literature. The book spans Australian literary history from colonial origins, encompassing indigenous and migrant literatures, as well as representations of Asia and the Pacific and the role of literary culture in modern Australian society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
e-book [online only]
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Pierce
ISBN: 9781139056076 1139056077 9781139056076 052188165X 9780521881654
OCLC Number: 749131420
Description: 1 online resource (x, 584 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Peter Pierce --
FROM EUROPEAN IMAGININGS OF AUSTRALIA TO THE END OF THE COLONIAL PERIOD --
Britain's Australia / Ken Stewart --
The beginnings of literature in colonial Australia / Elizabeth Webby --
Early writings / Indigenous Australians / Penny Van Toorn --
Australian colonial poetry, 1788-1888: Claiming the future, restoring the past / Vivian Smith --
No place for a book? Fiction in Australia to 1890 / Tanya Dalziell --
Romantic aftermaths / Richard Lansdown --
FROM THE LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY TO 1950 --
Australia's Australia / Peter Pierce --
The short story, 1890s to 1950 / Bruce Bennett --
Australian drama, 1850-1950 / Peter Fitzpatrick --
'New words come tripping slowly': Poetry, popular culture and modernity, 1890-1950 / Peter Kirkpatrick --
Australian fiction and the world republic of letters, 1890-1950 / Robert Dixon --
Australia's England, 1880-1950 / Peter Morton --
TRAVERSES --
Australian children's literature / Clare Bradford --
Representations of Asia / Robin Gerster --
Autobiography / David McCooey --
Riding on the 'uncurl'd clouds': The intersections of history and fiction / Brian Matthews --
FROM 1950 TO NEARLY NOW --
Publishing, patronage and cultural politics: Institutional changes in the field of Australian literature from 1950 / David Carter --
Theatre from 1950 / Katharine Brisbane --
The short story since 1950 / Stephen Torre --
Scribbling on the fringes: Post-1950 Australian poetry / Dennis Haskell --
Groups and mavericks / John Kinsella --
The challenge of the novel: Australian fiction since 1950 / Susan Lever --
The novel, the implicated reader and Australian literary cultures, 1950-2008 / Richard Nile and Jason Ensor --
Nation, literature, location / Philip Mead.
Series Title: Cambridge history of literature
Responsibility: edited by Peter Pierce.
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