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Issue Details: First known date: 2012 2012
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'This study brings together Hazzard's highly regarded literary fiction and her impassioned, polemical critiques of the United Nations through the rubrics of her humanist thought and her deep commitment to internationalist, cosmopolitan principles. Chapter 1 provides the first critical analysis of Hazzard's public writings, paying particular attention to their rhetorical and poetic structures and their moral appeals. Olubas then works through each of Hazzard's published works of fiction in turn.In chapter 2, she analyses the two collections of short stories through their shared concern with the question of institutions--bureaucracy and marriage--in modern life. Chapter 3 turns to Hazzard's two early novels, both set in Italy, and examines the appeal made in each to Romantic poetry, and to the ways narrative, desire and death play out across the stories of love. Chapters 4 and 5 are devoted to Hazzard's two great novels, The Transit of Venus and The Great Fire, respectively. The Transit of Venus is analysed as a melodrama, with particular focus on its complex narrative manipulation of concealment and revelation, and the ethical drive of its central love story. The final chapter focuses on the interplay of love and war in The Great Fire, and argues that this novel returns Hazzard's readers to her own journey, her departure from Australia at the pivotal points of post-war Asia: colonial Hong Kong and post-nuclear Hiroshima.' Source: http://www.cambriapress.com/ (Sighted 22/06/2012).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Amherst, New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Cambria Press , 2012 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: viii, 272p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references and index.
      ISBN: 160497804X (hbk.), 9781604978049 (alk. paper)
      Series: y Cambria Australian Literature Series Susan Lever (editor), Cambria Press (publisher), Amherst : Cambria Press , 2008- Z1869108 2008 series - publisher criticism

      The Cambria Australian Literature Series focuses on critical studies of writing by Australians, with a particular emphasis on contemporary Australian fiction. In recent decades Australian fiction publishing has outstripped critical study, with the work of many important writers receiving little more critical attention than newspaper and journal reviews, with occasional articles in scholarly journals or collections by diverse critics. This series gives an opportunity for sustained consideration of a writer’s full career. In each book, an individual critic engages with the work of a writer, assisting other scholars, students and general readers in understanding its complexities. Each book seeks to find an appropriate, original and lively approach to the writer in question. In particular, the series places the writing not only within Australian culture but also in the context of international developments in the novel.Source: Publisher's website.

Works about this Work

[Review] Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Bronwen Levy , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , July vol. 39 no. 2 2015; (p. 272-274)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
Study in Exile and Belonging Desmond O'Grady , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2-3 March 2013; (p. 33)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
Moral Vision the Linchpin Desmond O'Grady , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 March 2013; (p. 20)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
The First Critical Monograph on Shirley Hazzard Paul Morgan , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 352 2013;

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
[Untitled] Susan Sheridan , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 7 no. 5 2013; Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 7 no. 2 2013;

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
Review : Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Delys Bird , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Feminist Studies , vol. 28 no. 77 2013; (p. 323-324)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
The Cosmopolitan Geordie Williamson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 September 2012; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
Untitled Kate Livett , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 72 no. 1 2012; (p. 228-231)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
Untitled John Scheckter , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 26 no. 2 2012; (p. 282-283)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
Untitled Brigid Rooney , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 12 no. 3 2012;

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
[Untitled] Robert Dixon , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October-November vol. 27 no. 3/4 2012; (p. 146-148)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
The Cosmopolitan Geordie Williamson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 September 2012; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
Untitled Kate Livett , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 72 no. 1 2012; (p. 228-231)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
Untitled John Scheckter , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 26 no. 2 2012; (p. 282-283)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
Study in Exile and Belonging Desmond O'Grady , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2-3 March 2013; (p. 33)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
Moral Vision the Linchpin Desmond O'Grady , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 March 2013; (p. 20)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
Untitled Brigid Rooney , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 12 no. 3 2012;

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
The First Critical Monograph on Shirley Hazzard Paul Morgan , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 352 2013;

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
[Untitled] Robert Dixon , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October-November vol. 27 no. 3/4 2012; (p. 146-148)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
[Untitled] Susan Sheridan , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 7 no. 5 2013; Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 7 no. 2 2013;

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
Review : Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Delys Bird , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Feminist Studies , vol. 28 no. 77 2013; (p. 323-324)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
[Review] Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Bronwen Levy , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , July vol. 39 no. 2 2015; (p. 272-274)

— Review of Shirley Hazzard : Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist Brigitta Olubas 2012 single work criticism
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