Issue Details: First known date: 2004 2004
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'Writing Woman, Writing Place analyses the ways in which contemporary women writers in the two 'settler' colonies of Australia and South Africa explore notions of self, identity and place in their fiction.' (Book Jacket)

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Building on Gendered Ground: Space and National Identity in Brenda Walker’s The Wing of Night Laura White , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Journal of Australian Writers and Writing , May no. 1 2010; (p. 4-13)

'On Anzac Day 2005 John Howard proclaimed that Anzac soldiers had 'bequeathed Australia a lasting sense of national identity'. Howard's speeches and other efforts to revitalise Anzac Day have generated questions about his vision of the Australian nation...

Brenda Walker's award winning fourth novel The Wing of Night entered this debate about the control and uses of the Anzac image in 2005, the year that marked the 90th anniversary of the Anzac landing at Gallipoli. By honouring and remembering a variety of men and women that Howard's version of the Anzac legend ignores, Walker challenges a limited, gendered image of the nation.' (p. 1)
Untitled Elizabeth Webby , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Humanities Review , June no. 35 2005;

— Review of Writing Woman, Writing Place : Contemporary Australian and South African Fiction Sue Kossew 2004 single work criticism
Untitled Elizabeth Webby , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Humanities Review , June no. 35 2005;

— Review of Writing Woman, Writing Place : Contemporary Australian and South African Fiction Sue Kossew 2004 single work criticism
Building on Gendered Ground: Space and National Identity in Brenda Walker’s The Wing of Night Laura White , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Journal of Australian Writers and Writing , May no. 1 2010; (p. 4-13)

'On Anzac Day 2005 John Howard proclaimed that Anzac soldiers had 'bequeathed Australia a lasting sense of national identity'. Howard's speeches and other efforts to revitalise Anzac Day have generated questions about his vision of the Australian nation...

Brenda Walker's award winning fourth novel The Wing of Night entered this debate about the control and uses of the Anzac image in 2005, the year that marked the 90th anniversary of the Anzac landing at Gallipoli. By honouring and remembering a variety of men and women that Howard's version of the Anzac legend ignores, Walker challenges a limited, gendered image of the nation.' (p. 1)
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