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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Thea Astley Makes Something Out of Nothing
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Paul Genoni discusses the concept of 'nothingness' in Thea Astley's writing. He concludes: 'It is in the disharmony betwen mankind and Australian space that Astley finds the impetus for many of her narratives ... And this triumph of landscape, born of the nothingness of Australian space, is the end point of many of Astley's narratives ... For Astley, it is only death that wins release from the tyranny of space and the awful pall of nothingness.'

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    y separately published work icon Antipodes vol. 21 no. 1 June 2007 Z1410909 2007 periodical issue 2007 pg. 35-40
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