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Author Association for the Study of Australian Literature. Conference (18th : 1996 : Brisbane, Qld.)

Title Current tensions : proceedings / of the 18th Annual Conference 6-11 July 1996 ; conference convenors: Sharyn Pearce and Philip Neilsen
Published [Brisbane, Qld.] : Queensland University of Technology, 1996


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 W'PONDS  827.6 A8491/C  AVAILABLE
Description 269 pages ; 30 cm
Contents Keynote address: Literary subjectivity / Simon During -- King Kong and Kung Fu: Asian and American images in Georgia Savage's Gold Coast novels / David Mescher -- Someone else's zoo: Asian Australian women's writing / Tseen Ling Khoo -- Liars vs the new diversity: is there an alternative to 'Postmodernist' literary studies / Cameron Richards -- 'Gold out of straw': an introduction to the life and work of Amy Witting / Yvonne Miels -- Beyond the verandah: Elizabeth Jolley's The Orchard thieves and Drusilla Modjeska's The Orchard / Tanya Dalziell -- My life as a joke: comic Australian autobiography / David McCooey -- Telling shameful stories: autobiography as history / Rosamund Dalziell -- Mabel Forrest and the witch / Marie-Louise Ayres -- The fruit and the verandah / Carmel Gaffney -- Rethinking poetry and the popular, or, How to resuscitate an immoral piece of poultry / Peter Kirkpatrick -- Between two deaths: The love Poetry of Gwen Harwood / Susan Schwartz -- The Postcolonial ghost story / Ken Gelder and Jane M. Jacobs -- "Delirious monologues": Christina Stead's "egotistical monsters" / Maria Sloggett -- She casts herself as a revolutionary: performance and performability in The Man who loved children / Brigid Rooney -- Babylon or Jerusalem?: an inversion of terms / Elisa Morera de la Vall -- The Aboriginal fiction maker and the white fiction maker: the variant perceptual cognitions / Dr S.K. Sareen -- Bony as grotesque: the dilemma of national identity in Arthur Upfield's Bony series, 1930-1850 / Glen Ross -- Sounding out of history: Landscape and exploration in recent Australian history / Gillian Tyas -- An un-becoming paradise: the Yandilli trilogy / Greg Ratcliffe -- Good writing: the ethics and aesthetics of fiction / Patricia Kalnins -- Collision courses: Feminism, Postcolonialism and The Monkey's mask / Margaret Henderson -- A rose is a ...: maternal debt in Ania Walwicz's Red roses / Alison Bartlett -- Colour and line to word: the writing of Janine Burke / Roberta Buffi -- The search for agency in the fiction of Janette Turner Hospital / Sue Lovell -- Postmodernism, history and satire: Salman Rushdie and David Foster / Susan Lever -- The ethical vision of Gerald Murnane / Patrick West -- The milk of mother's kindness in Brian Castro's Drift / Karen Barker -- "A mob of bloody women": utopia, collectivity and multiplicity in some recent fiction by Australian women / Eleanor Hogan -- Aussie rules: writing and social practice in a regional community / Jen Webb -- "Threatened people don't breed": the maternal strike in Australian women's writing 1920s to 1950 / Nicole Moore -- In search of the colonial "Australian playwright" / Veronica Kelly
Notes "With the assistance of the Faculty of Arts School of Humanities and School of Media and Journalism, Queensland University of Technology"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Donation
Subject Australian literature -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Neilsen, Philip, 1949-
Pearce, Sharyn.
Queensland University of Technology.
Other Titles ASAL '96