Issue Details: First known date: 2004 2004
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Craven reflects on Australia's perception of its own culture and standing in the world in the light of his sacking from the editorship of Quarterly Essay and the associated Black Inc. publications, The Best Australian Essays, The Best Australian Stories and The Best Australian Poetry.

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The Stuff of Nightmare : Peter Craven's Influence on Australian Literary Culture Peter Hayes , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 177 2004; (p. 14-21)
The author examines the writing of Peter Craven. He criticises Craven's reviews of Australian works stating that 'one finds sweeping statements and bland generalities, but little evidence of an intimate, first-hand knowledge of 'the canon', or even much feeling for literature.'
The Stuff of Nightmare : Peter Craven's Influence on Australian Literary Culture Peter Hayes , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 177 2004; (p. 14-21)
The author examines the writing of Peter Craven. He criticises Craven's reviews of Australian works stating that 'one finds sweeping statements and bland generalities, but little evidence of an intimate, first-hand knowledge of 'the canon', or even much feeling for literature.'
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