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Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 The Diminishing Paradise : Changing Literary Perceptions of Australia
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Landscape and Australian Fiction Susan K. Martin , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 41-49)
'Susan Martin's essay... considers the central role played in Australian literature and its criticism by ideas about the land and environment, from colonial images of conquering or domesticating the land, to the heroic or anti-heroic ideas of nation-forming bush, to the increasing sense of an Aboriginal land, to new postcolonial forms of spatial history and contemporary eco-criticism.' Source: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory (2010)
Can Indigenous Contemporary Literature of Australia Sustain Itself by Becoming International? Teresa Podemska-Abt , 2007 single work criticism 'Nourishing and sustaining cultural diversity in today's constantly changing world, with all its complexities and socio-cultural peculiarities of people and their creations, and at times of an aggressive economic Anglophone globalisation of cultures and literatures, is a task of an imperative formation that needs to be cared for at many levels of the social life and organisation. In Australia, to maintain one's own culture is to be persistently aware of personal heritage and to be able to elaborate traditions. As time passes quickly and we live in a world that praises swiftness and efficiency, money and mass culture, losing the mother tongue and become estranged from our cultural environments occurs frequently. Everyday mainstream cultural reality pushes us to concentrate on our own area of work...'(From author's introduction)
The Australian Paradox(es) Revisited Cameron Richards , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 63 1999; (p. 173-180)
On "The Back Of Beyond" Interview with Ross Gibson Tom O'Regan (interviewer), Brian Shoesmith (interviewer), Albert Moran (interviewer), 1987 single work interview
— Appears in: Continuum : Journal of Media and Cultural Studies , vol. 1 no. 1 1987;
On Finding 'Australia' : Mirages, Mythic Images, Historical Circumstances Alan Frost , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 12 no. 4 1986; (p. 482-498)
Australia Seen as Hell or Paradise Peter Pierce , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 30 June 1984; (p. 15)

— Review of The Diminishing Paradise : Changing Literary Perceptions of Australia Ross Gibson , 1984 single work criticism
Untitled Veronica Sen , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 December 1984; (p. 25)

— Review of The Diminishing Paradise : Changing Literary Perceptions of Australia Ross Gibson , 1984 single work criticism
Diminishing Returns Paul Carter , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , September no. 96 1984; (p. 72-73)

— Review of The Diminishing Paradise : Changing Literary Perceptions of Australia Ross Gibson , 1984 single work criticism
Landscape and Australian Fiction Susan K. Martin , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 41-49)
'Susan Martin's essay... considers the central role played in Australian literature and its criticism by ideas about the land and environment, from colonial images of conquering or domesticating the land, to the heroic or anti-heroic ideas of nation-forming bush, to the increasing sense of an Aboriginal land, to new postcolonial forms of spatial history and contemporary eco-criticism.' Source: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory (2010)
On "The Back Of Beyond" Interview with Ross Gibson Tom O'Regan (interviewer), Brian Shoesmith (interviewer), Albert Moran (interviewer), 1987 single work interview
— Appears in: Continuum : Journal of Media and Cultural Studies , vol. 1 no. 1 1987;
Can Indigenous Contemporary Literature of Australia Sustain Itself by Becoming International? Teresa Podemska-Abt , 2007 single work criticism 'Nourishing and sustaining cultural diversity in today's constantly changing world, with all its complexities and socio-cultural peculiarities of people and their creations, and at times of an aggressive economic Anglophone globalisation of cultures and literatures, is a task of an imperative formation that needs to be cared for at many levels of the social life and organisation. In Australia, to maintain one's own culture is to be persistently aware of personal heritage and to be able to elaborate traditions. As time passes quickly and we live in a world that praises swiftness and efficiency, money and mass culture, losing the mother tongue and become estranged from our cultural environments occurs frequently. Everyday mainstream cultural reality pushes us to concentrate on our own area of work...'(From author's introduction)
The Australian Paradox(es) Revisited Cameron Richards , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 63 1999; (p. 173-180)
On Finding 'Australia' : Mirages, Mythic Images, Historical Circumstances Alan Frost , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 12 no. 4 1986; (p. 482-498)
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