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* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Oxford University Press , 1969 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Fiction Fields of Australia, Frederick Sinnett , 1856 single work criticism

'Frederick Sinnett (1830-1866) was a journalist, author and newspaper editor. Born in Germany, he emigrated to Australia as a young man. He joined a group who explored the Lake Torrens area near Adelaide, which he reported on in 1854 to the Victorian Institute for the Advancement of Science. He worked on many newspapers around Melbourne, including the Melbourne Morning Herald and General Daily Advertiser (later the Herald), and the Argus. He was the author of the first critical essay on Australian literature; The Fiction Fields of Australia (1856), and reported on the 1858 gold rush in Canoona; An Account of the "Rush" to Port Curtis, Including Letters Addressed to the "Argus" as Special Correspondent from the Fitzroy River (1859). He was a co-founder of the Melbourne Punch, the Daily News in Geelong and in 1862 he founded the Daily Telegraph in Adelaide and was its first editor. He also wrote An Account of the Colony of South Australia Prepared for Distribution at the International Exhibition of 1862 (1862).'  (Publication summary)

(p. 8-32)
Poems of the Late Adam Lindsay Gordon : Preface, Marcus Clarke , 1880 single work criticism (p. 33-37)
'Pursuing Literature' in Australia, Henry Lawson , 1899 single work autobiography
Henry Lawson reflects on the beginnings of his literary career, including the earliest appearances of his poems in the Bulletin. He also recalls some of the jobs that provided his day-to-day income.
(p. 71-79)
Henry Lawson's Poems, Alfred George Stephens , 1896 single work review
— Review of In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses Henry Lawson , 1896 selected work poetry ;
(p. 80-82)
Lawson's Prose, Alfred George Stephens , 1896 single work review
— Review of While the Billy Boils Henry Lawson , 1896 selected work short story ;
(p. 82-85)
Lawson and Literature, Alfred George Stephens , 1899 single work (p. 85-87)
Lawson's Last Book : A Temporary Adjustment, Alfred George Stephens , 1901 single work criticism (p. 88-93)
Henry Lawson, Alfred George Stephens , 1922 single work criticism (p. 93-96)
Henry Lawson, Alfred George Stephens , 1922 single work criticism (p. 96-104)
On Publishing a Novel : A Correspondence, Joseph Furphy , Alfred George Stephens , 1969 single work correspondence (p. 117-127)
Untitled, Joseph Furphy , 1903 single work review
— Review of Such Is Life : Being Certain Extracts from the Diary of Tom Collins Tom Collins , 1897 single work novel ;
(p. 128-130)
Note: With title: A Review of Such Is Life.
Chris Brennan, Alfred George Stephens , 1933 single work criticism biography (p. 131-157)
An Australian National Art, Vance Palmer , 1905 single work criticism (p. 168-170)
Frank Wilmot (Furnley Maurice), Vance Palmer , 1942 single work biography (p. 171-190)
Letters from London, 1920-21, Louis Esson , 1969 single work correspondence (p. 191-199)
Extracts from a Private Journal, Nettie Palmer , 1969 extract autobiography
Extracts from 1927.
(p. 200-203)
Conditional Culture, Rex Ingamells , Ian Tilbrook , 1938 selected work criticism
An essay explaining the aims and methods of the Jindyworobak Movement. 'The purpose of this book is to show that the blossoming of a distinctive Australian culture depends on certain conditions...They are... 1. A clear recognition of environmental values 2. The debunking of much nonsense 3. An understanding of Australia's history and traditions, primaeval, colonial and modern.'
(p. 245-265)
The Image of Man in Australian Poetry, Vincent Buckley , 1957 single work criticism (p. 273-296)
The Upside-down Hut, Judith Wright , 1961 single work criticism (p. 331-336)

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Teaching and Professing English in Western Australia : Acknowledging the Anglophilia and Democratic Ideals of a Figure That Shaped the Discipline Patricia Dowsett , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 28 no. 1 2014; (p. 23-24, 255)
'British or English-trained professors were the central figures responsible for tertiary education and matriculation in Western Australia, and the "Englishness" limited the teaching of Australian literature at the tertiary and secondary levels in the first half of the twentieth century. Dowsett examines teaching and professing English in Western Australia that is influenced by Walter Murdoch, an English professor at the University of Western Australia.' (Publication summary)
Australian Literature and Alternative Modernities Bill Ashcroft , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Change - Conflict and Convergence : Austral-Asian Scenarios 2010; (p. 80-93)
Bill Ashcroft explores the 'somewhat outrageous idea of Australia as an alternative modernity'. He states: 'This appears absurd on the face of it because Australia is a westernised, developed nation. It appears even more absurd as we emerge out of eleven years of slavish adherence to American unilateralism. Therefore, I realise that I am walking on very thin ice here. However, the habit has been to think of alternative modernities as alternative to the West...' (p. 81)
Reading Post-Colonial Australia Bill Ashcroft , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature 2010; (p. 15-37)
Untitled Ken L. Goodwin , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: Notes and Queries , no. 19 1972; (p. 434-435)

— Review of The Writer in Australia : A Collection of Literary Documents, 1856-1964 1969 anthology criticism biography prose correspondence
Untitled Michael Wilding , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: Modern Language Review , no. 66 1971; (p. 678-679)

— Review of The Writer in Australia : A Collection of Literary Documents, 1856-1964 1969 anthology criticism biography prose correspondence
Untitled Leon Cantrell , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Left Review , no. 5 1969; (p. 72-73)

— Review of The Writer in Australia : A Collection of Literary Documents, 1856-1964 1969 anthology criticism biography prose correspondence
Pioneers of a New Estate Judah Waten , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 7 June 1969; (p. 11)

— Review of The Writer in Australia : A Collection of Literary Documents, 1856-1964 1969 anthology criticism biography prose correspondence
Towards an Inside Narrative Harry Payne Heseltine , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Summer vol. 28 no. 4 1969; (p. 541-549)

— Review of The Writer in Australia : A Collection of Literary Documents, 1856-1964 1969 anthology criticism biography prose correspondence
Untitled Maurice Dunlevy , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 June 1969; (p. 13)

— Review of The Writer in Australia : A Collection of Literary Documents, 1856-1964 1969 anthology criticism biography prose correspondence
Australianness Nancy Keesing , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 24 May vol. 91 no. 4654 1969; (p. 80)

— Review of The Writer in Australia : A Collection of Literary Documents, 1856-1964 1969 anthology criticism biography prose correspondence
Reading Post-Colonial Australia Bill Ashcroft , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature 2010; (p. 15-37)
Australian Literature and Alternative Modernities Bill Ashcroft , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Change - Conflict and Convergence : Austral-Asian Scenarios 2010; (p. 80-93)
Bill Ashcroft explores the 'somewhat outrageous idea of Australia as an alternative modernity'. He states: 'This appears absurd on the face of it because Australia is a westernised, developed nation. It appears even more absurd as we emerge out of eleven years of slavish adherence to American unilateralism. Therefore, I realise that I am walking on very thin ice here. However, the habit has been to think of alternative modernities as alternative to the West...' (p. 81)
The Writer in Australia Dorothy Hewett , 1969 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , December no. 4 1969; (p. 69-74)
As well as as talking about John Barnes' The Writer in Australia, Hewett writes about the search for an Australian identity, nationalism and the attitudes of Australians abroad.
Teaching and Professing English in Western Australia : Acknowledging the Anglophilia and Democratic Ideals of a Figure That Shaped the Discipline Patricia Dowsett , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 28 no. 1 2014; (p. 23-24, 255)
'British or English-trained professors were the central figures responsible for tertiary education and matriculation in Western Australia, and the "Englishness" limited the teaching of Australian literature at the tertiary and secondary levels in the first half of the twentieth century. Dowsett examines teaching and professing English in Western Australia that is influenced by Walter Murdoch, an English professor at the University of Western Australia.' (Publication summary)
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