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1 y separately published work icon Once Upon a Time: Australian Writers on Using the Past Paul Ashton (editor), Anna Clark (editor), Robert Crawford (editor), North Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing , 2016 21964351 2016 anthology criticism 'Writers cannot escape the past. Whether they are novelists, speechwriters, scriptwriters, biographers or historians, writers, like everyone else, draw constantly on the past in both the practice of everyday life and in doing their creative work. They operate in sensory landscapes which stimulate embodied and situated knowledge. Memories can be evoked by sound, smell, touch, sight and taste through objects, places and rituals. We are all permanently living the past in the present. But the past is not history. History is an ensemble of practices that use the past to make meaning today.

'This book brings together sixteen well-known writers from diverse backgrounds: Debra Adelaide, Paul Ashton, Anna Clark, Robert Crawford, John Dale, Ross Gibson, Bridget Griffen-Foley, Lucinda Holdforth, Julia Horne, Paul Kiem, John Maynard, Betty O’Neill, Penny Russell, Janis Wilton, Garry Wotherspoon and Clare Wright. It looks at how history – a discipline which generally strives for critical distance – and the past – a concept which is open-ended and useful in the present – are used in a range of genres from historical and ‘true crime’ novels to family history and memoir.' (Publisher's blurb)

1 Outdoor Media Association Robert Crawford , 2014 single work companion entry
— Appears in: A Companion to the Australian Media : O 2014; (p. 327-328)
1 Mitchell, Harold Charles (1942– ) Robert Crawford , 2014 single work companion entry
— Appears in: A Companion to the Australian Media : M 2014; (p. 277)
1 Media Monitors Australia Robert Crawford , 2014 single work companion entry
— Appears in: A Companion to the Australian Media : M 2014; (p. 265-266)
1 Australian Association of National Advertisers Robert Crawford , 2014 single work companion entry
— Appears in: A Companion to the Australian Media : A 2014; (p. 40-41)
1 Advertising Standards Board Robert Crawford , 2014 single work companion entry
— Appears in: A Companion to the Australian Media : A 2014; (p. 9)
1 Advertising Agency Organisations Robert Crawford , 2014 single work companion entry
— Appears in: A Companion to the Australian Media : A 2014; (p. 7-8)
1 Adams, Phillip (1939– ) Robert Crawford , 2014 single work companion entry
— Appears in: A Companion to the Australian Media : A 2014; (p. 1-2)
1 Advertising Lives Memoir and Career Robert Crawford , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: History Australia , December vol. 11 no. 3 2014; (p. 134-156)
'Since the 1950s, a small but growing number of Australian advertising practitioners have produced memoirs documenting their time in advertising. Generally descriptive in their content, they cover the authors’ career trajectory, their successes and shortcomings, and various personal and professional lessons that they have learnt along the way. By comparing and contrasting these memoirs, this article not only charts the experiences and insights of a career in an advertising agency, it also reveals the ways that these memoirs collectively reflect advertising’s inherently ephemeral nature.' (Publication abstract)
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