Aspects of Australian Fiction. Essays presented to John Colmer, Professor Emeritus of English The University of Adelaide

By: Brissenden, Alan (Editor)

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Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 205 pages A series of essays presented to John Colmer on his retirement as Professor of English at Adelaide University. Includes: Aussie Bards and Pom Reviewers: English Reviewers and Australian Writers in the Nineteenth Century by Barry Argyle; Grim Humour in the Short Stories of the 1890s by Robert White; Joseph Furphy and Narrative Art by George Turner; The Extended Edwardianism of Australian Literature by Adrian Mitchell; Buffoon Odysseys Australian Expatriate Fiction by Women by Diana Brydon; Some Godlike Grammar: The Narrator in the Transit of Venus by Robert Sellick; A Refined Look at Australia Angela Thirkell as Trooper to the Southern Cross by Virginia Kenny; Desire and Repetitions in the Novels of Helen Garner by Andrew Taylor; Language, Silence and the Laws of the Land Randolph Stowe's Tourmaline by Russell McDougall; The Self-contradictory Fiction of David Foster by Kenneth Gelder; Wongar's Metamorphoses: The Track to Bralgu by Livio Dobrez; A Poetic Novel for the Vernacular Republic: Les Murray's 'The Boys Who Stole the Funeral' by Bruce Clunies Ross.

Title: Aspects of Australian Fiction. Essays presented to John Colmer, Professor Emeritus of English The University of Adelaide

Author Name: Brissenden, Alan (Editor)

Categories: Books on Books,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Perth, University of Western Australia Press: 1990

ISBN Number: 0855643110

ISBN Number 13: 9780855643119

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID230728

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