'This is a comprehensive survey of Australian poetic achievement, ranging from early colonial and indigenous verse to contemporary work, from the major poets to those who deserve to be better recognised.' (Provided by the publisher).Camberwell : Penguin , 2009
Publisher's blurb: 'This is a pioneering work published for the first time in its complete form. At a time when Gothic studies still concentrated on traditional European and American Gothic, the author laid the foundation for the exploration of how Gothic conventions were transported and transformed in places remote from Europe.
Through a detailed reading of 19th- and 20th-century examples of Canadian and Australian Gothic fiction, this work demonstrates the transformative potential of a once much-maligned mode in what were arguably neglected national literatures.'Brussels : Peter Lang , 2009