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The Novels of Alex Miller : an introduction.

Author: Robert Dixon
Publisher: Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alex Miller's novels are increasingly regarded as classics of Australian literature. This collection of critical essays offers a systematic introduction to the work of one of Australia's best known authors.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dixon, Robert.
Novels of Alex Miller : An introduction.
Sydney : Allen & Unwin, ©2012
Named Person: Alex Miller; Alex Miller
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Dixon
ISBN: 9781742696287 1742696287 1280483970 9781280483974
OCLC Number: 782879841
Description: 1 online resource (277 pages)
Contents: Part title; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Disestablished Worlds: An Introduction to the Novels of Alex Miller; 1 --
The Mask of Fiction: A Memoir; 2 --
Alex Miller and Leo Tolstoy: Australian Storytelling in a European Tradition; 3 -'My Memory Has a Mind of Its Own': Watching the Climbers on the Mountain and The Tivington Nott; 4 --
Alex Miller: Migrant Writer; 5 --
The Presence of Absence in The Sitters; 6 --
Like/Unlike: Portraiture, Similitude and the Craft of Words in The Sitters; 7 --
An Artist in the Family: Reconfigurations of Romantic Paradigms in Prochownik's Dream. 8 --
Representing 'the Other' in the Fiction of Alex Miller9 --
Continental Heartlands and Alex Miller's Geosophical Imaginary; 10 --
Personal Perspectives on the Central Queensland Novels; 11 --
The Frontier Wars: History and Fiction in Journey to the Stone Country and Landscape of Farewell; 12 --
Old Testament Prophets, New Testament Saviours: Reading Retribution and Forgiveness Towards Whiteness in Journey to the Stone Country; 13 --
Dougald's Goat: Alex Miller and the Species Barrier; 14 --
The Ruin of Time and the Temporality of Belonging: Journey to the Stone Country and Landscape of Farewell. 15 --
Trusting the Words: Reflections on Landscape of Farewell16 --
'Bright Treasures of Perception': Writing Art and Painting Words in Autumn Laing; Further Reading; Contributors; Index.

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Alex Miller's novels are increasingly regarded as classics of Australian literature. This collection of critical essays offers a systematic introduction to the work of one of Australia's best known authors.

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