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Australia

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


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


The Novel in English in Australasia to 1950

Kirstine Moffat

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/9780199609932.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines English-language novels in Australasia. The history of the pre-1950 novel in Australasia is a history of two distinct emerging literary experiences: the Australian novel and the ... More


The Indigenous Australian Novel

Peter Minter and Belinda Wheeler

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/9780199679775.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The history of the Indigenous Australian novel begins in the second half of the twentieth century and can be traced to the traditions of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of ... More


J. M. Coetzee's Australian Realism

Elleke Boehmer

in Postcolonial Poetics: Genre and Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317453
eISBN:
9781846317187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317187.013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the implications for J. M. Coetzee's poetics of his shift from an agonistic settler tradition within South African writing, towards a self-consciously acquired Australian mode ... More


Postcolonial Gothic: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Pacific

Gerry Turcotte

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/9780199679775.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines postcolonial Gothic in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific and how its conventions as an imported British genre have been transformed in specific local ... More


Major Authors: Christina Stead, Patrick White, David Malouf

Margaret Harris

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/9780199679775.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines the work of three Australian novelists who are read in the context of modernism, introducing a new dimension for the exploration of individual and national identity. David ... More


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