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'Peter Craven appraises three recent novels, one English [Ian McEwan's Atonement], one Australian [Winton's Dirt Music] and one American [Jonathan Franzen's The Corrections], that contrive to cross the boundaries of serious and popular fiction' and assesses the degrees of artistic success. (p.133)

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    y Meanjin vol. 62 no. 1 2003 Z1017958 2003 periodical issue Meanjin Reads Their Lips 2003 pg. 133-143

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Mediation at Work : Tim Winton's Fiction in Italian Denise Maree Formica , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 71 no. 1 2011;
'Australian literary production reflects those nation-specific values and discourses that have been historically constrained and enabled by a complex system of institutions, individuals, practices and values. However, upon entering a foreign literary market through translation, Australian literary narratives are subjected to further constraints imposed by similar agencies within that culture which mediate the processes of selection, translation and critical reception. My analysis of Tim Winton's Dirt Music (2001) enables a greater understanding of how the writer's use of landscape positions him within that post-Romantic tradition of Australian literature that incorporates major Australian writers of prose and poetry such as Randolph Stow, Patrick White, Judith Wright and Les Murray...' (Author's introduction p. 1)
Mediation at Work : Tim Winton's Fiction in Italian Denise Maree Formica , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 71 no. 1 2011;
'Australian literary production reflects those nation-specific values and discourses that have been historically constrained and enabled by a complex system of institutions, individuals, practices and values. However, upon entering a foreign literary market through translation, Australian literary narratives are subjected to further constraints imposed by similar agencies within that culture which mediate the processes of selection, translation and critical reception. My analysis of Tim Winton's Dirt Music (2001) enables a greater understanding of how the writer's use of landscape positions him within that post-Romantic tradition of Australian literature that incorporates major Australian writers of prose and poetry such as Randolph Stow, Patrick White, Judith Wright and Les Murray...' (Author's introduction p. 1)
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