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Author Lever, Susan, 1950-

Title Real relations : the feminist politics of form in Australian fiction / Susan Lever
Published Rushcutters Bay, N.S.W. : Halstead Press, [2000]


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Description 174 pages ; 22 cm
Series ASAL literary series
ASAL literary studies.
Contents Introduction -- 1. Ada Cambridge and the woman question -- Interlude. Joseph Furphy and the authoresses -- 2. A kind of romance: Richardson's Maurice Guest -- 3. Realism and socialism: Prichard's Coonardoo -- Interlude. Homo Australiensis: Vance Palmer -- 4. Christina Stead's Night of Struggle -- Interlude. The hierarchy of men and women: Patrick White's The Twyborn Affair -- 5. Life and art: Helen Garner and Sally Morgan -- Interlude. A masculine crisis: David Foster's Mates of Mars -- 6. Feminist experiment in comtemporary Australia
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 161-169
Notes Also available in an electronic version via the Internet. Address as at 7 July 2009:
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Subject Australian fiction -- History and criticism.
Australian fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Australian literature -- History and criticism.
Feminism and literature -- Australia.
Feminism in literature -- History and criticism.
Feminism in literature.
Feminist fiction, Australian -- History and criticism.
Literary form.
Realism in literature -- History and criticism.
Realism in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Women in literature.
Author Association for the Study of Australian Literature
LC no. 2001411933
ISBN 1875684417
Other Titles Real relation : Australian fiction : realism, feminism and form