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Author Vernay, Jean-Fran├žois

Title A Brief Take on the Australian Novel
Published Mile End : Wakefield Press, 2016


Description 1 online resource (145 pages)
Contents About the author; Title page; Imprint; Contents; Inserts; Teaser; Sneak Preview; Trailer; Prologue; CHAPTER 1-The Colonial Period: Exploration, Confrontation and Description (1831-1874); CHAPTER 2-'A literature born of the land': The Emergence of a National Consciousness (1875-1900); CHAPTER 3-The Ebb and Flow of History: Detachment and Engagement (1901-1950); CHAPTER 4-Exploited and Manipulated Reality (1951-1965); CHAPTER 5-Literature of Minorities in a Cosmopolitan Era (1966-1980); CHAPTER 6-Postmodernism and New Tendencies (1981 onwards); Epilogue; SPECIAL FEATURE-Documentaries
Summary Grab the popcorn, sit back and let the story of Australian literature roll ... This book offers a sweeping view of Australian writing since colonialism. Written from an outsider's perspective, this single-authored overview will appeal to readers through its playful, jargon-free and potentially contentious account of the Australian novel
Notes SPECIAL FEATURE-BonusWakefield Press
Print version record
Subject Australian literature -- History and criticism
Novelists, Australian.
Australian literature
Novelists, Australian
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781743054437