Brissenden, Alan (Editor)
Title Aspects of Australian Fiction. Essays presented to John Colmer, Professor Emeritus of English The University of Adelaide
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Perth University of Western Australia Press 1990
0855643110 / 9780855643119
Seller ID ID230728
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 205 pages A series of essays presented to John Colmer on his retirement as Professor of English at Adelaide University. Includes: Aussie Bards and Pom Reviewers: English Reviewers and Australian Writers in the Nineteenth Century by Barry Argyle; Grim Humour in the Short Stories of the 1890s by Robert White; Joseph Furphy and Narrative Art by George Turner; The Extended Edwardianism of Australian Literature by Adrian Mitchell; Buffoon Odysseys Australian Expatriate Fiction by Women by Diana Brydon; Some Godlike Grammar: The Narrator in the Transit of Venus by Robert Sellick; A Refined Look at Australia Angela Thirkell as Trooper to the Southern Cross by Virginia Kenny; Desire and Repetitions in the Novels of Helen Garner by Andrew Taylor; Language, Silence and the Laws of the Land Randolph Stowe's Tourmaline by Russell McDougall; The Self-contradictory Fiction of David Foster by Kenneth Gelder; Wongar's Metamorphoses: The Track to Bralgu by Livio Dobrez; A Poetic Novel for the Vernacular Republic: Les Murray's 'The Boys Who Stole the Funeral' by Bruce Clunies Ross.