The Oxford literary history of Australia

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - Fiction - 488 pages
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This new literary history rethinks the landscapes of Australian literature in an engaging style and takes into account contemporary theories of literature and associated art forms.

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This was quite enjoyable. Although of a somewhat academic bent, it avoids in most cases pure academic arch-wank scholarese meaningless sentences to produce a text that is much more interesting and ... Read full review


An Introduction by Bruce Bennetr
The Settling of English Delys Bird
Literature and Melodrama Robert Dixon

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About the author (1998)

Bennett was born in Rochester, New York and raised in upstate New York. Earning a BA in Economics, a BS in Petroleum Geology and an MS in Geology he has worked as traveled extensively throughout North America exploring and drilling for oil and natural gas.

Jennifer Strauss is Associate Professor of English at Monash University. She has published two other critical studies of Australian literature, is a widely published poet, and edited the acclaimed The Oxford Book of Australian Love Poems (1993).

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Chris Wallace-Crabbe is also the author of The Amorous Cannibal (1985), I'm Deadly Serious (1988), and For Crying Out Loud (1990), all published by Oxford.