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This work is an 'analysis of two texts in which the representations of landscape have been overlooked in favour of feminist or classical readings: Barbara Baynton‟s Bush Studies and Joan Lindsay‟s Picnic at Hanging Rock. If "landscape'. (Author's introduction)


  • Epigraph:
    Ngangatja apu wiya, ngayuku tjamu -
    This is not a rock, it is my grandfather.
    This is a place where the dreaming comes up, right up from inside the ground... -George Tinamin

    But this our native or adopted land has no past, no story.
    No poet speaks to us.
    -Marcus Clarke

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