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AustLit aims to be the definitive virtual research environment and information resource for Australian literary, print, and narrative culture.
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    • ASAL

      Association for the Study of Australian Literature
    • Spotlight

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      The Birdman’s Wife by Melissa Ashley

      ‘Artist Elizabeth Gould spent her life capturing the sublime beauty of birds the world had never seen before. But her legacy was eclipsed by the fame of her husband, John Gould. The Birdman’s Wife at last gives voice to a passionate and adventurous spirit who was so much more than the woman behind the man’