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Tim Winton : critical essays

Author: Lyn McCredden; Nathanael O'Reilly
Publisher: Crawley, Western Australia : UWA Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Tim Winton: Critical Essays, the editors have brought together an international lineup of scholars - new voices and established - to consider the work of Australia's most celebrated and loved contemporary novelist. From Shallows to Eyrie, this book extends beyond the singular novels, into thematics identified across Winton's body of work, thinking through his place and reception in Australian and world  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Tim Winton; Tim Winton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lyn McCredden; Nathanael O'Reilly
ISBN: 9781742586069 1742586066
OCLC Number: 875886853
Description: viii, 341 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Tim Winton, literature and the field of literary criticism / Lyn McCredden and Nathanael O'Reilly --
Water / Bill Ashcroft --
'Bursting with voice and doubleness': vernacular presence and visions of inclusiveness in Tim Winton's Cloudstreet / Fiona Morrison --
Winton's spectralities or What haunts Cloudstreet? / Michael R. Griffiths --
'Over the cliff and into the water': love, death and confession in Tim Winton's fiction / Hannah Schürholz --
The editing and publishing of Tim Winton in the United States / Per Henningsgaard --
From father to son: fatherhood and father-son relationship in Scission / Nathanael O'Reilly --
Writing childhood in Tim Winton's fiction / Tanya Dalziell --
The cycle of love and loss: melancholic masculinity in The turning / Bridget Grogan --
Transcultural Winton: mnemonic landscapes of Australia / Sissy Helff --
From the sublime to the uncanny in Tim Winton's Breath / Brigid Rooney --
A not completely pointless beauty: breath, exceptionality and neoliberalism / Nicholas Birns --
Extreme games, hegemony and narration: an interpretation of Tim Winton's Breath / Hou Fei --
'Intolerable significance': Tim Winton's Eyrie / Lyn McCredden.
Responsibility: edited by Lyn McCredden & Nathanael O'Reilly.

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In Tim Winton: Critical Essays, the editors have brought together an international lineup of scholars - new voices and established - to consider the work of Australia's most celebrated and loved contemporary novelist. From Shallows to Eyrie, this book extends beyond the singular novels, into thematics identified across Winton's body of work, thinking through his place and reception in Australian and world literature. The author Tim Winton is both a popular and literary success, and this volume has been conceived for a critical audience of professionals and students, as well as for the readers who have made Tim Winton a household name.

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