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Cover note: 'a...selection of key documents in Australian literary criticism from the second half of the twentieth century. Documents are grouped into four time periods [ 1950s-1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s] with recurring thematic subheadings to identify continuities and mark genuine innovations.' Thematic groupings include: Towards a Professional Criticism; Looking Abroad; A National Literary Studies; Arguing the Canon; Literary Criticism and Literary History; Race, Class, Gender and Ethnicity ; Theory into Practice. The majority of items are edited short extracts from previously published works by influential writers on Australian literature.

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Feminism and Australian Literature Susan Sheridan , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 92-103)
'Susan Sheridan traces the influence and varieties of feminism and feminist critique in Australia, arguably the major influence in transforming Australian literary studies in the 1980s and 1990s.' 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)
Soundings from Down Under Nicholas Birns , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 17 no. 1 2003; (p. 60-63)

— Review of Armidale Louis Simpson , 1979 selected work poetry prose ; 'Unemployed at Last!' : Essays on Australian Literature to 2002 for Julian Croft 2002 anthology criticism ; The Plains Gerald Murnane , 1982 single work novel ; Authority and Influence : Australian Literary Criticism 1950-2000 2001 anthology criticism extract ; Black Sheep : Journey to Borroloola Nicholas Jose , 2002 single work prose
Untitled Nicole Moore , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 20 no. 3 2002; (p. 271-273)

— Review of Authority and Influence : Australian Literary Criticism 1950-2000 2001 anthology criticism extract
Entangled Worlds : Australia and its Contexts in Recent Non-fiction Tony Hughes-d'Aeth , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 46 no. 2001; (p. 17-32)

— Review of The Devil and James McAuley Cassandra Pybus , 1999 single work criticism ; Prosthetic Gods : Travel, Representation and Colonial Governance Robert Dixon , 2001 selected work criticism ; Damaged Men : The Precarious Lives of James McAuley and Harold Stewart Michael Ackland , 2001 single work criticism biography ; The Colonial Earth Tim Bonyhady , 2000 single work non-fiction ; Hearts and Minds : Creative Australians and the Environment Michael Pollak , Margaret MacNabb , 2000 single work criticism ; The Cambridge Companion to Australian Literature 2000 anthology criticism ; The Oxford Literary History of Australia 1998 anthology criticism ; Investigations in Australian Literature Ken A. Stewart , 2000 selected work criticism ; Authority and Influence : Australian Literary Criticism 1950-2000 2001 anthology criticism extract ; Woman and Herself : A Critical Study of the Works of Barbara Hanrahan Annette Stewart , 1998 single work criticism ; Studies of Indeterminacy in the Australian Novel Maria Panarello , 1999 single work criticism ; The Shapes of Glory : The Writings of Peter Steele Colette Rayment , 2000 single work criticism ; Imagining Australian Space : Cultural Studies and Spatial Inquiry 1999 anthology criticism essay ; The Postcolonial Exotic : Marketing the Margins Graham Huggan , 2001 multi chapter work ; Forrest, 1847-1918. 1847-91, Apprenticeship to Premiership Frank Crowley , 1971 single work biography ; Anxious Nation : Australia and the Rise of Asia, 1850-1939 David Robert Walker , 1999 single work ; Caged : The Landau Manuscript David J. Landau , 1999 single work autobiography ; Finding Theodore and Brina Terri-Ann White , 2001 single work novel ; Remarkable Occurrences : The National Library of Australia's First 100 Years 1901-2001 2001 anthology criticism ; The Boyer Collection : Highlights of the Boyer Lectures : 1959-2000 2001 anthology extract criticism ; Fairly Obsessive : Essays on the Works of John Kinsella 2000 anthology criticism
Soundings from Down Under Nicholas Birns , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 17 no. 1 2003; (p. 60-63)

— Review of Armidale Louis Simpson , 1979 selected work poetry prose ; 'Unemployed at Last!' : Essays on Australian Literature to 2002 for Julian Croft 2002 anthology criticism ; The Plains Gerald Murnane , 1982 single work novel ; Authority and Influence : Australian Literary Criticism 1950-2000 2001 anthology criticism extract ; Black Sheep : Journey to Borroloola Nicholas Jose , 2002 single work prose
A Handy Work on Criticism Peter Pierce , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 July 2001; (p. 18)

— Review of Authority and Influence : Australian Literary Criticism 1950-2000 2001 anthology criticism extract
Untitled Jaroslav Kušnír , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , no. 3 2001; Journal of Australian Studies , no. 70 2001; (p. 144-145)

— Review of Authority and Influence : Australian Literary Criticism 1950-2000 2001 anthology criticism extract
A Contentious Reader Vivian Smith , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 230 2001; (p. 45-46)

— Review of Authority and Influence : Australian Literary Criticism 1950-2000 2001 anthology criticism extract
Entangled Worlds : Australia and its Contexts in Recent Non-fiction Tony Hughes-d'Aeth , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 46 no. 2001; (p. 17-32)

— Review of The Devil and James McAuley Cassandra Pybus , 1999 single work criticism ; Prosthetic Gods : Travel, Representation and Colonial Governance Robert Dixon , 2001 selected work criticism ; Damaged Men : The Precarious Lives of James McAuley and Harold Stewart Michael Ackland , 2001 single work criticism biography ; The Colonial Earth Tim Bonyhady , 2000 single work non-fiction ; Hearts and Minds : Creative Australians and the Environment Michael Pollak , Margaret MacNabb , 2000 single work criticism ; The Cambridge Companion to Australian Literature 2000 anthology criticism ; The Oxford Literary History of Australia 1998 anthology criticism ; Investigations in Australian Literature Ken A. Stewart , 2000 selected work criticism ; Authority and Influence : Australian Literary Criticism 1950-2000 2001 anthology criticism extract ; Woman and Herself : A Critical Study of the Works of Barbara Hanrahan Annette Stewart , 1998 single work criticism ; Studies of Indeterminacy in the Australian Novel Maria Panarello , 1999 single work criticism ; The Shapes of Glory : The Writings of Peter Steele Colette Rayment , 2000 single work criticism ; Imagining Australian Space : Cultural Studies and Spatial Inquiry 1999 anthology criticism essay ; The Postcolonial Exotic : Marketing the Margins Graham Huggan , 2001 multi chapter work ; Forrest, 1847-1918. 1847-91, Apprenticeship to Premiership Frank Crowley , 1971 single work biography ; Anxious Nation : Australia and the Rise of Asia, 1850-1939 David Robert Walker , 1999 single work ; Caged : The Landau Manuscript David J. Landau , 1999 single work autobiography ; Finding Theodore and Brina Terri-Ann White , 2001 single work novel ; Remarkable Occurrences : The National Library of Australia's First 100 Years 1901-2001 2001 anthology criticism ; The Boyer Collection : Highlights of the Boyer Lectures : 1959-2000 2001 anthology extract criticism ; Fairly Obsessive : Essays on the Works of John Kinsella 2000 anthology criticism
Feminism and Australian Literature Susan Sheridan , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 92-103)
'Susan Sheridan traces the influence and varieties of feminism and feminist critique in Australia, arguably the major influence in transforming Australian literary studies in the 1980s and 1990s.' 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)
Literary Criticism Symposium Nathan Hollier , Noel Rowe , Ann Standish , Simon During , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 165 2001; (p. 74-82)
Four literary critics review and examine Authority and Influence and discuss the history and condition of Australian literary criticism in general.
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