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Katherine Bode

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter on the history of book publishing in Australia divides Australian novel publishing since 1950 into three periods: the 1950s and 1960s, the 1970s and 1980s, and the 1990s to the present. ... More


David Malouf

Don Randall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068324
eISBN:
9781781701140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068324.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This study situates Malouf within the field of contemporary international and postcolonial writing, but without losing sight of the author's affiliation with Australian contexts. It presents an ... More


Multicultural and Transnational Novels

Robyn Morris

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

In Australia, the issue of multiculturalism has been the subject of considerable debate. This tension has been captured by and reflected in the reception of the strong but constantly evolving ... More


From Littérature voyageuse to Littérature-monde via Migrant Literatures: Towards an Ethics and Poetics of Littérature-monde through French-Australian Literature

Jacqueline Dutton

in Transnational French Studies: Postcolonialism and Litterature-monde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314834
eISBN:
9781846316265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316265.013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Australia has figured prominently in French literature for centuries, and continues to be a subject of novels, travel writing and plays, but not films. This chapter explores the ethics and poetics of ... More


The Novel in Australia from the 1950s

Brigid Rooney

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines the history of the Australian novel from the 1950s, focusing on the socio-cultural context in which the Australian novel has become heterogeneous in size, outlook, and ethnic ... More


Interior History, Tempered Selves: David Malouf, Modernism, and Imaginative Possession

Brigid Rooney

in Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism: Anglophone Literature, 1950 to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199980963
eISBN:
9780190910846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199980963.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Focusing on Johnno (1975), An Imaginary Life (1978), and Remembering Babylon (1993), this chapter argues that David Malouf’s redeployment of the formal devices of the modernist novel enables a ... More


Katherine Mansfield, Nettie Palmer and Critical Influence

Sarah Ailwood

in Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter traces the lodestar role that Katherine Mansfield played for the Australian literary critic Nettie Palmer. Palmer’s literary archive reveals her enchantment with Mansfield as a reader, ... More


Postmodernist and Literary Experiments: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Pacific

Victoria Kuttainen and Greg Manning

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines postmodernist and literary experiments in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific. It first considers Australia's brand of postmodernism, noting that it was much ... More


The Meeting of Katherine Mansfield and Eve Langley

Bonny Cassidy

in Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the synergies between the life and work of Katherine Mansfield and the Australian novelist Eve Langley. Mansfield and Langley shared similar life experiences and artistic ... More


Marcus Clarke

Andrew Mccann

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199609932
eISBN:
9780191869761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609932.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter looks at Marcus Clarke's For the Term of His Natural Life (1870–1872), which is considered as his enduring contribution to Australian literature and to a broader literature of empire. ... More


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