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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 'Oh, You're Cutting My Bowels Out!' : Sexual Unspeakability in Marcus Clarke's His Natural Life
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'This article provides a queer reading of Marcus Clarke's His Natural Life that pays particular attention to Clarke's thematic of sexual unspeakability. More specifically, it revisits the infamous fate of the young convict Kirkland in order to explore the perverse dynamics of the homosocial romance between Clarke's gentleman hero Rufus Dawes, and perhaps Clarke's most enigmatic and queer creation, the prison priest Reverend James North.' (JASAL abstract)

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    y separately published work icon JASAL Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature vol. 6 no. 1 2007 Z1304143 2007 periodical issue 2007 pg. 33-48
    Note: Includes list of works cited.
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33-48 http://nla.gov.au/nla.arc-63067-20090910-1633-www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/article/view/345/744.html 'Oh, You're Cutting My Bowels Out!' : Sexual Unspeakability in Marcus Clarke's His Natural Lifesmall AustLit logo JASAL
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