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A companion to Australian literature since 1900

Author: Nicholas Birns; Rebecca McNeer
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, 2010, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a fresh look at Australian literature, taking a broad view of what literature is and viewing it with Australian cultural and societal concerns in mind. It goes beyond Eurocentric ideas of national literary history to reveal the full, resplendent variety of Australian writing.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Birns; Rebecca McNeer
ISBN: 9781571134714 1571134719
OCLC Number: 650388563
Description: xii, 477 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1: Identities --
Part 2: Writing across time --
Part 3: International reputations --
Part 4: Writers and regions --
Part 5: Beyond the canon.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Birns and Rebecca McNeer.

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