Contemporary Issues in Australian Literature: International Perspectives

Contemporary Issues in Australian Literature: International Perspectives

By: David Callahan (editor)Hardback

Up to 2 WeeksUsually despatched within 2 weeks


The contemporary study of Australian literature ranges widely across issues of general cultural studies, the politics of identity (both ethnic and gendered), and the position of Australia within wider postcolonial contexts. This volume intervenes in the most significant of issues in these areas from a variety of international perspectives.


Australian literary studies bushwhacked?, David Callahan; cyberspace and Oz lit - Mark Davis, Mackenzie Wark, and re-alignments of national culture, Ruth Brown; ethnic autobiography and the cult of authenticity, Graham Huggan; melancholy and nostalgia in Australian literature - Mudrooroo's "Dr Wooreddy's Prescription", Anne Maxwell; abjection and nationality in "A Fringe of Leaves", Briar Wood; cars and masculinity in Australian literature, Rebecca Johinke; May in September - Australian literature as Anglophone alternative, Nicholas Birns; from European satellite to Asian backwater?, Lars Jensen; Australia in the Pacific - peaceful representations, Juniper Ellis.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780714652375
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 190
  • ID: 9780714652375
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 0714652377

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly