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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... vol. 22 no. 4 October 2006 of Australian Literary Studies est. 1963 Australian Literary Studies
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Contents

* Contents derived from the 2006 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Judith Wright and Frank Scott : Genering Modernist Networks in Australia and Canada, Anouk Lang , single work criticism
Lang compares the early careers of Judith Wright and Canadian poet F. R. Scott, paying particular attention to their relationship with modernism and little magazines and teasing out the implications of gender for relationships to campus criticism and literary movements in the 1940s.
(p. 403-416)
Authors, Editors, Publishers : Katharine Susannah Prichard and W. W. Norton, Carol Hetherington , single work criticism

P.R. Stephensen observed that: 'Americans are interested in us' and instances of this interest on the part of writers, readers and publishers abound, stretching as far back as the nineteenth century, but little attention has been paid to it and a London-centric view of Australian literary production has prevailed. Laurie Hergenhan, in 1995, referred to 'an area that has been little studied - American editions of Australian works' which he noted 'were more extensive than has been realised.'

A particular example of Stephensen's 'real kinship' is to be found in W.W. Norton's relationship with Australian authors - Henry Handel Richardson, the Palmers, and Katharine Susannah Prichard. Norton visited Australia and later established personal relationships with the Palmers and, through them, with Prichard. His edition of Haxby's Circus restored the novel's original title Fay's Circus and re-instated some of the material reluctantly cut by Prichard from the 1930 English edition. This paper explores the relationship between Norton and Prichard and dicusses the American edition of one of Prichard's most highly regarded novels.

(p. 417-431)
Burglary in Shady Hill and Sarsaparilla : The Politics of Conformity in White and Cheever, Lars Andersson , single work criticism
This paper compares short stories by Patrick White and American John Cheever, arguing that their representations of suburbia and modernity show fundamentally different approaches to each.
(p. 432-442)
'Unexpected Effects' : Marked Men in Contemporary Australian Women's Fiction, Katherine Bode , single work criticism
The author critiques the ways in which a set of novels by women writers published in the period 1980-2005 represent 'wounded men', and analyses the challenges which such texts pose for feminist critics.
(p. 443-459)
'Some Presence Inevitably Shows through' : Harold Stewart's Haiku Versions, Greg McLaren , single work criticism
The author disputes claims that Harold Stewart's haiku translations represent a major poetic achievement.
(p. 460-470)
'What Would Civilisation Be without a Gun?' The Resistant Land in Sarah Campion's Burdekin Trilogy, Cheryl M. Taylor , single work criticism (p. 471-481)
Reading Kate Llewellyn's Garden(Books), Anne Collett , single work criticism (p. 482-494)
'This Isn't a Novel. It is a Life!' : Dymphna Cusask and Caddie : A Sydney Barmaid, Diane E. Kirkby , single work criticism
This article examines the collaborative writing relationship between author Dymphna Cusask and the autobiographical subject Catherine Elliott-Mackay. It also considers the contribution of 'Caddie' to Australian women's writing and the history of women's work.
(p. 495-506)
How Newness (Not) Comes into the World : Eva Rask Knudsen's The Circle and the Spiral, Simone Drichel , single work criticism (p. 507-512)
Challenging Voices : Tracing the Problematic Role of Testimony in Political Change, Heather Goodall , single work criticism (p. 513-518)
Untitled, Susan Magarey , single work review
— Review of Henry Handel Richardson : A Life Michael Ackland , 2004 single work biography ;
(p. 519-520)
Untitled, Maureen Clark , single work review
— Review of Cross-Cultural Analysis of the Writings of Thomas King and Colin Johnson (Mudrooroo) Clare Archer-Lean , 2006 single work criticism ;
(p. 521-523)
Untitled, Geoffrey Milne , single work review
— Review of Not Wrong Just Different : Observations on the Rise of Contemporary Australian Theatre Katharine Brisbane , 2005 single work criticism ;
(p. 523-525)
Untitled, Rebecca Pelan , single work review
— Review of Victor J. Daley : A Life Frank Molloy , 2004 single work biography ;
(p. 525-526)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Embracing Complexity Maria Takolander , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 291 2007; (p. 51-52)

— Review of Antipodes vol. 20 no. 2 December 2006 periodical issue ; Australian Literary Studies vol. 22 no. 4 October 2006 periodical issue
Embracing Complexity Maria Takolander , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 291 2007; (p. 51-52)

— Review of Antipodes vol. 20 no. 2 December 2006 periodical issue ; Australian Literary Studies vol. 22 no. 4 October 2006 periodical issue
Last amended 6 Dec 2006 14:21:00
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