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Alternative title: Realism, Documentary, Socialist Realism
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Literary Studies ALS; The Penguin New Literary History of Australia vol. 13 no. 4 Laurie Hergenhan (editor), Brian Matthews (editor), Martin Duwell (editor), Bruce Bennett (editor), Elizabeth Webby (editor), Peter Pierce (editor), Melbourne : Penguin , 1988 Z332649 1988 anthology periodical issue criticism Melbourne : Penguin , 1988 pg. 370-389
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    y Always Almost Modern : Australian Print Cultures and Modernity David Carter , Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing , 2013 6479433 2013 multi chapter work criticism

    'Was Australian culture born modern or has it always been behind the game, never quite modern enough? Was it always already or only always almost modern? David Carter’s essays examine the complex engagements of Australian writers, artists, editors and consumers with 20th-century modernity, social and political crisis, and the impact of modernisms. Always Almost Modern ranges from the great mid-century novels of authors such as Eleanor Dark and M. Barnard Eldershaw to the unprecedented bestseller that was They’re a Weird Mob, from famous to largely forgotten local magazines and to film and television, and from the avant-garde to nationalism, communism and the middlebrow. Chapters engage with key themes in contemporary literary and cultural studies, exploring new ways of understanding Australian culture in terms of its modernity and transnationalism.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing , 2013
    pg. 167-185
    Note: With title: Realism, Documentary, Socialist Realism
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