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Elizabeth McMahon holds a PhD (Australian Literature) from the University of Sydney, New South Wales, and her research interests include Australian literature and the rhetoric of Australian cultural representation; representations of gender and sexuality; women's writing; contemporary and cultural theory.

McMahon has published extensively on the subject of transvestic representation in literature and film and in 2009 received an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grant for her project, Our Island Home: the shifting map of Australian literature. The project investigates how Australia's unique status as an island continent has shaped Australian literature.

Elizabeth McMahon edited Australian Humanities Review from 1997-2007 and co-edited Southerly from 2007. From 2009 she has served as a Chief Investigator on AustLit.

Source: (Sighted 03/03/2009 and 15/05/2013).

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Islands, Identity and the Literary Imagination London : Anthem Press , 2016 10931014 2016 multi chapter work criticism

'Discusses original material that enables new connections to be made and reshape the Australian literary canon and presents the first in-depth, interdisciplinary consideration of the Australian and Caribbean relationship in Australian literary studies.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2016 shortlisted ASAL Awards Walter McRae Russell Award
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