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The Beginnings Of An Australian Literature

by A. Patchett Martin

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10577312M
ISBN 100548331286
ISBN 109780548331286
OCLC/WorldCa166871687

The most striking characteristics of the vast country are its global isolation, its low relief, and the aridity of much of its surface. If, like the English novelist D.H. Lawrence, visitors from the Northern Hemisphere are at first overwhelmed by “the vast, uninhabited land and by the grey charred bush so phantom-like, so ghostly, with its tall, pale trees and many dead trees, like corpses.   A writer who considered his second book, An Imaginary Life, to be his last—”an old man’s summing up, a late meditation on death, on continuity and change, the possibility of transformation”—and every book afterward to be a “filling in.” And what filling in since—what curiosity and empathy, how prodigious his traversals of time.

The Children's Book Council of Australia have released their Notables List, which is the first stage of the judging for the Children's Book of the Year Awards.. These awards are Australia's most important literary awards for children's literature, with the winners announced at the beginning of Children's Book Week in August each year.5/5(9). Time for some nostalgia. Journey back to the books that helped shape your childhood. We have selected 25 vintage children’s books, including titles from Patricia Wrightson, Nan Chauncy, Colin Thiele, Ivan Southall and many other stalwarts of Australian literature. These books touch on almost every aspect of life Down Under, from the flora and fauna to the Outback and farming.

This book celebrates Australian literature of the past century. It surveys a remarkable achievement in so many forms and genres. In the proposed preamble for the Australian Constitution that he wrote in the late s, Australia’s finest poet, Les Murray, spoke eloquently of aspects of Australian society that have appealed to so many readers of Australian literature worldwide: “Australians. Australian literature from its beginnings to a descriptive and bibliographical survey of books by Australian authors in poetry, drama, fiction, criticism and anthology with subsidiary entries to Sydney: Sydney University Press. MLA Citation. Miller, E. .


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Australian literature is the written or literary work produced in the area or by the people of the Commonwealth of Australia and its preceding colonies.

During its early Western history, Australia was a collection of British colonies, therefore, its recognised literary tradition begins with and is linked to the broader tradition of English literature.

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This authoritative guide spans Australian literary history from colonial origins, encompassing indigenous and migrant literatures, as well as representations of Asia and the Pacific and the role of literary culture in modern Australian society.

In The Beginnings of an Australian Literature, Martin praises the first volumes of Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson, remarking that ‘the un-English, thorough Australian style and character of these new bush bards’ had great appeal for ‘the rising native population’. This essay was originally delivered as a discourse at South Place.

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