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Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Allen and Unwin , 1989 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Question of Commitment : Australian Literature in the Twenty Years After the War : Introduction, Susan McKernan , single work criticism (p. 1-19)
Pursuing the National Tradition, Susan McKernan , single work criticism (p. 20-49)
Cultural Freedom and Quadrant, Susan McKernan , single work criticism (p. 50-69)
James McAuley's Quest, Susan McKernan , single work criticism (p. 70-95)
Uncommitted Modern Man: A.D. Hope, Susan McKernan , single work criticism (p. 96-119)
Douglas Stewart and the Bulletin, Susan McKernan , single work criticism (p. 120-140)
The Writer and the Crisis: Judith Wright and David Campbell, Susan McKernan , single work criticism (p. 141-165)
A New Kind of Novel: The Work of Patrick White, Susan McKernan , single work criticism (p. 166-188)
Drama, Old and New, Susan McKernan , single work criticism (p. 189-208)
Australian Civilisation?, Susan McKernan , single work criticism (p. 209-229)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

‘A Heart That Could be Strong and True’ : Kenneth Cook’s Wake in Fright as Queer Interior Monique Rooney , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-15)
'In ' "A heart that could be strong and true": Kenneth Cook's Wake in Fright as queer interior' Monique Rooney presents a compelling reading of the complicated relations between self and other, interior and exterior, in the iconic, troubling text of Wake in Fright. Her discussion focuses on the play of aurality and lyricism in the novel's account of outsider relations, and proposes a reading that draws on Michael Snediker's 'emphasis on a potentially joyful Freud' in classic accounts of queer melancholy in order to attend to what she determines is a 'critique of processes of masculinist dis-identification' in the novel. This important discussion works to reanimate critical consideration not only of a significant and neglected text, but also of broader debates around the reach and nature of metropolitan subjectivities in post- WWII literature in Australia.' (Source: Introduction : Archive Madness, p. 3)
Untitled Robert Dixon , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 17 no. 2 1990; (p. 121-125)

— Review of A Question of Commitment : Australian Literature in the Twenty Years After the War Susan McKernan , 1989 multi chapter work criticism
Study Examines Post-War Australian Culture Robert Zeller , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , Winter vol. 4 no. 2 1990; (p. 146)

— Review of A Question of Commitment : Australian Literature in the Twenty Years After the War Susan McKernan , 1989 multi chapter work criticism
Balancing Competing Expectation : Two Approaches to Recent Literary History Michael Galvin , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 50 no. 1 1990; (p. 111-114)

— Review of A Question of Commitment : Australian Literature in the Twenty Years After the War Susan McKernan , 1989 multi chapter work criticism
Untitled Philip Mead , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 14 no. 4 1990; (p. 518-522)

— Review of Poetry and Gender : Statements and Essays in Australian Women's Poetry and Poetics 1989 anthology prose criticism autobiography ; James McAuley : Poetry, Essays and Personal Commentary James McAuley , 1988 selected work poetry prose criticism biography bibliography ; A Question of Commitment : Australian Literature in the Twenty Years After the War Susan McKernan , 1989 multi chapter work criticism
Untitled Philip Mead , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 14 no. 4 1990; (p. 518-522)

— Review of Poetry and Gender : Statements and Essays in Australian Women's Poetry and Poetics 1989 anthology prose criticism autobiography ; James McAuley : Poetry, Essays and Personal Commentary James McAuley , 1988 selected work poetry prose criticism biography bibliography ; A Question of Commitment : Australian Literature in the Twenty Years After the War Susan McKernan , 1989 multi chapter work criticism
A Whole Look Postwar Years 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 May 1989; (p. 20)

— Review of A Question of Commitment : Australian Literature in the Twenty Years After the War Susan McKernan , 1989 multi chapter work criticism
Cold Wars of Letters John McLaren , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , October no. 116 1989; (p. 82-83)

— Review of A Question of Commitment : Australian Literature in the Twenty Years After the War Susan McKernan , 1989 multi chapter work criticism
Distant Horizons David Carter , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Society , August 1989; (p. 45-47)

— Review of A Question of Commitment : Australian Literature in the Twenty Years After the War Susan McKernan , 1989 multi chapter work criticism
Fertile Territory Edmund Campion , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Review , June 1989; (p. 17) The Adelaide Review , June no. 64 1989; (p. 26-27)

— Review of A Question of Commitment : Australian Literature in the Twenty Years After the War Susan McKernan , 1989 multi chapter work criticism
‘A Heart That Could be Strong and True’ : Kenneth Cook’s Wake in Fright as Queer Interior Monique Rooney , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-15)
'In ' "A heart that could be strong and true": Kenneth Cook's Wake in Fright as queer interior' Monique Rooney presents a compelling reading of the complicated relations between self and other, interior and exterior, in the iconic, troubling text of Wake in Fright. Her discussion focuses on the play of aurality and lyricism in the novel's account of outsider relations, and proposes a reading that draws on Michael Snediker's 'emphasis on a potentially joyful Freud' in classic accounts of queer melancholy in order to attend to what she determines is a 'critique of processes of masculinist dis-identification' in the novel. This important discussion works to reanimate critical consideration not only of a significant and neglected text, but also of broader debates around the reach and nature of metropolitan subjectivities in post- WWII literature in Australia.' (Source: Introduction : Archive Madness, p. 3)
The Question of Commitment Ivor Indyk , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Summer no. 41 1989; (p. 72-75)
Quadrant : Literature and Politics in the `Fifties and `Sixties Pam Scavropoulos , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 33 no. 10 1989; (p. 57-61)
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