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Alternative title: Literature and Public Culture
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... no. 4 October 2005 of TEXT Special Issue est. 2000 TEXT Special Issue Website Series
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* Contents derived from the 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Wenche Ommundsen , single work criticism
An overview of the Australian Literature and Public Culture (ALPC) research project at Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, and the contents of the TEXT Special Issue No.4.
Critical Slag / Critical Slog, Peter Craven , single work essay
A personal view of literary criticism.
Critical Absences, Sylvia Lawson , single work essay
The journalistic essay and critical journalism.
The Word Made Flesh: Festival, Carnality and Literary Consumption, Michael Meehan , single work essay
Marginalia: The Public Life of Australian Poetry, David McCooey , single work essay
The place of poetry in Australian public culture.
The Unhallowed Art: Literature and Literary Fakes in Australia, Maria Takolander , single work essay
In this paper the author reads Peter Carey's fictitious character Robert McCorkle 'as a phantom addressing what Carey sees as crimes committed against literature in the Australian public sphere.'
The Word Processor and the Shift in Visual Design of the Short Story, Frank Moorhouse , single work essay
Frank Moorhouse discusses the author's visual layout of a short story as 'a way of navigating the reader.' Moorhouse refers to Best Australian Stories 2004 in this essay.
The Hunger for Ideas, Caro Llewellyn , single work essay
The Fiftieth Gate : An Australian Case Study in Twentieth-Century 'Popular' Publishing, Robin Freeman , single work essay
'...[This] paper explores the mechanisms by which the Australian publishing subsidiary of an international conglomerate, with its profit imperatives and consequent adoption of risk-averse publishing strategies, created a bestselling book from the unlikely source of a second-generation literary memoir.' - The author.

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