Aspects of Australian fiction: essays presented to John Colmer
Essays on Australian literature by former students and colleagues of John Colmer, recent holder of the Jury Chair of English Literature and Language at the University of Adelaide. Articles range from nineteenth century writers and reviewers to contemporary poets and authors. Includes a checklist of writings by Colmer.
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Aboriginal Angela Thirkell Arnhem Land Athena attitude Australian literature become beginning Boys Who Stole buffoon Odyssey Bulletin bush Caro centre characters Children's Bach Clarrie colonial comedy comic cultural death Dexter Dunn E. M. Forster Edwardian English example expatriate expression fact feeling fiction Forbutt Foster's Furphy Helen Helen Garner Henry Handel Richardson humour imaginative innocence irony Javo Jessica Anderson John Colmer jokes Joseph Furphy Kevin kind language laughter Lawson London look means narrative narrator Noeline Kampff novel novelists passage perhaps poem poetry Pure Land Randolph Stow reader reality Reeby repetition reviewer romance seems self-contradictory sense sexual Shirley Hazzard short stories silence social sonnet spirit Stole the Funeral Stow's suggests Sydney tells things tion Tom's Tourmaline Track to Bralgu tradition Transit of Venus Ulysses verse vision voice willy-willy woman women Wongar words writers