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1 y separately published work icon Cross/Cultures Cross/cultures : Readings in the Post/Colonial Literatures in English Geoffrey V. Davis (editor), Hena Maes-Jelinek (editor), Gordon Collier (editor), Rodopi (publisher), Amsterdam New York (City) : Rodopi , Z1219090 series - publisher
1 Introduction Gordon Collier , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: The Poetic Eye : Occasional Writings 1982-2012 2016; (p. xiii)
'This is a book of reflections on poetry and matters concerned with poetry, recorded in reviews, conversations, interviews, essays, and articles published in little magazines, journals, periodicals, and anthologies since the 1980s.'

 (Introduction)

1 Canada Quartet Gordon Collier , 2012 sequence poetry
— Appears in: Engaging with Literature of Commitment : The Worldly Scholar (Volume 2) 2012; (p. 387-388)
1 Abraham QC i "after plain sailing", Gordon Collier , 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Engaging with Literature of Commitment : The Worldly Scholar (Volume 2) 2012; (p. 388)
1 Reflections i "the prairie is not in the mirror of the sky", Gordon Collier , 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Engaging with Literature of Commitment : The Worldly Scholar (Volume 2) 2012; (p. 388)
1 Clearcut i "like the woods in Canada", Gordon Collier , 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Engaging with Literature of Commitment : The Worldly Scholar (Volume 2) 2012; (p. 387)
1 Colonialism 101 i "a wooden palisade", Gordon Collier , 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Engaging with Literature of Commitment : The Worldly Scholar (Volume 2) 2012; (p. 387)
1 A Memory Trip : Partly in Tandem, Partly Quadrilogical Gordon Collier , Marc Delrez , Anne Fuchs , Bénédicte Ledent , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Engaging with Literature of Commitment : The Worldly Scholar (Volume 2) 2012; (p. xiii-xxx)
1 y separately published work icon Engaging with Literature of Commitment : The Worldly Scholar (Volume 2) Gordon Collier (editor), Marc Delrez (editor), Anne Fuchs (editor), Bénédicte Ledent (editor), Amsterdam : Rodopi , 2012 Z1868307 2012 anthology criticism poetry
1 2 y separately published work icon Crabtracks : Progress and Process in Teaching the New Literatures in English : Essays in Honour of Dieter Riemenschneider Gordon Collier (editor), Frank Schulze-Engler (editor), New York (City) Amsterdam : Rodopi , 2002 Z1018711 2002 anthology criticism
1 Introduction - The Crab of Progress Gordon Collier , Frank Schulze-Engler , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Crabtracks : Progress and Process in Teaching the New Literatures in English : Essays in Honour of Dieter Riemenschneider 2002; (p. xiii-xviii)
'Over the past four decades, the study of the New Literatures in English has seen far-reaching changes. After the rugged pioneer days of the 1960s and 1970s, when first attempts at establishing national or regional literatures, let alone the more macroscopic domain of the New Litera-tures, as an academic field were greeted in many university departments with condescension, suspicion or even hostility, a first phase of consolidation was marked from the late 1970s onwards by a move to branch out into a wider variety of theoretical directions. One of these - a critical current drawing heavily on post-modem and poststructuralist thought that was eventually to be designated as 'postcolonialism' - proved to be particularly influential from the late 1980s on-wards. It redefined and renamed the whole field, and finally ushered in a new phase of rapid disciplinary growth that has catapulted what is today generally known as 'postcolonial studies' into the front rank of international academia. What to a cursory outside glance may appear to be a fairly straightforward story of disciplinary progress from critical rags to epistemological riches has, for many in the field, unfolded as a much more complex, contradictory and at times deeply puzzling process. ' (Introduction)
1 Coomas, Caps, and Corrections : Notes towards a Standard Edition of Patrick White's "The Solid Mandala" Gordon Collier , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: A Talent(ed) Digger : Creations, Cameos, and Essays in Honour of Anna Rutherford 1996; (p. 501-514)
1 y separately published work icon A Talent(ed) Digger : Creations, Cameos, and Essays in Honour of Anna Rutherford Hena Maes-Jelinek (editor), Gordon Collier (editor), Geoffrey V. Davis (editor), Amsterdam : Rodopi , 1996 Z797295 1996 anthology criticism biography
1 y separately published work icon Us/Them : Translation, Transcription and Identity in Post-Colonial Literary Cultures Gordon Collier (editor), Amsterdam Atlanta : Rodopi , 1992 Z1569608 1992 anthology poetry criticism short story
1 2 y separately published work icon The Rocks and Sticks of Words: Style, Discourse and Narrative Structure in the Fiction of Patrick White Gordon Collier , Amsterdam : Rodopi , 1992 Z111243 1992 multi chapter work criticism criticism

'The Australian Novelist Patrick White (1912-1990) is celebrated for the breadth and profundity of his vision of man and for the epic implications of his thematic concerns: the award of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973 was one reflection of these directions in critical interest. At the same time, consideration of White's work has frequently been characterized by a "schizophrenic" attitude (overt or subliminal) towards those aspects of his art by which he himself laid greatest store: the mode of storytelling. White is too often held to be a "mannered" and "idiosyncratic" writer, a pretentious and even clumsy stylist with a predilection for authorial intrusiveness. In this study, original techniques of linguistic and narrative analysis are brought to bear on White's remarkable style, in order to call such judgements into question. White's readers and critics, it is argued, are often the victims of their own projections and misplaced assumptions about the nature of narrative process. Attention is also devoted to questions of 'twice-telling" and intertextuality, and a new, "indexical" procedure is suggested for coping with White's techniques of figuration. White's affinities with such writers as Dostoevsky, James and Faulkner are examined contrastively, with a view to classifying him as preeminently a novelist of consciousness, rather than of "character" and "morality". One central novel, The Solid Mandala, is submitted to full-scale analysis: also extensively discussed are The Tree of Man, Riders in the Chariot, and The Twyborn Affair.'  (Publication summary)

1 Geoff Goodfellow Interviewed by Gordon Collier and Geoffrey Davis Gordon Collier (interviewer), Geoffrey Davis (interviewer), 1992 single work interview
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 14 no. 3 1992; (p. 26-48)
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