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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Allison Craven, Finding Queensland in Australian Cinema : Poetics and Screen Geographies (Anthem Press, 2016)
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'Queensland’s role as a location for film productions, a setting for film narratives, and a locus for local, national, and cinematic identities is the theme of Allison Craven’s Finding Queensland in Australian Cinema: Poetics and Screen Geographies. Craven’s work ‘pose[s] the idea of region as a source of cinematic identity, and … examine[s] how location affects a film’s meaning’ . Using films made and/or set in Queensland as her primary texts, Craven advocates for progressing from a generalised vision of Australia on film towards a vision that foregrounds regional space and identity. In doing so, she considers how these Queensland-based productions contribute to national identity in these transnational times, as well as how Queensland figures into representations of Australia within the broader context of film as a dominant commercial art form and global storytelling practice.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Transnational Literature vol. 9 no. 2 May 2017 11162497 2017 periodical issue

    'When preparing an issue of Transnational Literature, the last thing I do before writing the editor’s note is to compile the contributors’ page. For some that might seem like a mere formality. I’m not sure how many people will click through and view the list of bio notes of our authors – forty-odd academics, students, poets, memoirists and novelists from just about everywhere you can think of: Saudi Arabia, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Japan, India, Hong Kong, Greece, Bangladesh, South Africa, USA, UK, Italy, Malaysia and, yes, Australia.' (Gillian Dooley, Letter from the Editor)

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