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Contains the following sections: Grand Portraits; Caution: Biographer at Work; Equatorial Zones: Where Louisa Meets Poppy and Rita; The Flawed Glass; Self-Portraits: "Opening My Heart".

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    y separately published work icon The Cambridge Companion to Australian Literature Elizabeth Webby (editor), Melbourne : Cambridge University Press , 2000 Z25739 2000 anthology criticism

    'This book introduces in a lively and succinct way the major writers, literary movements, styles and genres that, at the beginning of a new century, are seen as constituting the field of Australian literature. The book consciously takes a perspective that sees literary works not as aesthetic objects created in isolation by unique individuals, but as cultural products influenced and constrained by the social, political and economic circumstances of their times. It will be an indispensable reference for both national and international readers. It covers Indigenous texts, colonial writing and reading, poetry, fiction and theater throughout two centuries, biography and autobiography, and literary criticism in Australia.' (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Cambridge University Press , 2000
    pg. 232-257
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