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Issue Details: First known date: 1994... 1994 Nostalgia for Community: Tim Winton's Essay and Stories
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    y separately published work icon Tilting at Matilda : Literature, Aborigines, Women and the Church in Contemporary Australia Dennis Haskell (editor), South Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1994 Z331839 1994 anthology short story criticism extract poetry satire South Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1994 pg. 60-73
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    y separately published work icon Homing In : Essays on Australian Literature and Selfhood Bruce Bennett , Perth : Network , 2006 Z1283394 2006 selected work criticism essay autobiography 'With a population base of some 20 million people in the early years of the twenty-first century, Australia is widely recognised as ‘punching above its weight’ in the field of international literature in English. When questions of literary merit are raised, Patrick White’s Nobel Prize for literature in 1973 is often cited together with David Malouf’s Impac award, Thomas Keneally’s and Peter Carey’s Booker prizes, Kate Grenville’s Orange prize and the Queens’s gold medal for poetry to Judith Wright, Les Murray and Peter Porter. Although some of these authors are discussed in the present book, readers will also encounter a variety of other Australian writers, living and dead, from colonial to post-colonial times, including :Louis Becke, Jack Davis, Yasmine Gooneratne, Ee Tiang Hong, Dorothy Hewitt, A D Hope, Clive James, Oodgeroo, John Boyle O’Reilly and Tim Winton. This heterogeneous group includes Indigenous Australians, immigrants, expatriates, long and short term residents and an Irish political prisoner. The main criterion for inclusion in these essays is not the canonical status of authors but their fruitful engagement with themes of alienation and belonging in a changing Australia.'

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    Perth : Network , 2006
    pg. 31-44
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60-73 Nostalgia for Community: Tim Winton's Essay and Storiessmall AustLit logo
31-44 Nostalgia for Community: Tim Winton's Essay and Storiessmall AustLit logo
Subjects:
  • My Father's Axe Tim Winton , 1985 single work short story
  • Minimum of Two Tim Winton , 1987 single work short story
  • Scission Tim Winton , 1983 single work short story
  • Land's Edge Tim Winton , 1993 single work autobiography
  • Laps Tim Winton , 1987 single work short story
  • Bay of Angels Tim Winton , 1987 single work short story
  • Scission Tim Winton , 1985 selected work short story
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