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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Remembering Inheritance : David Malouf and the Literary Cultivation of Nation
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The author focuses on Malouf's fictional and non-fictional prose 'as interventions strongly concerned with cultivating Australia's national imaginary'. Considering Malouf's writing as expressive of a refined literary habitus, she asks what this means for understanding his 'interventions as a writer who is also, and consequently, a widely respected public intellectual', and examines how his literary orientation addresses certain readerships and what the political limits are.

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    y separately published work icon Journal of Australian Studies Who Am I? Perspectives on Australian Cultural Identity no. 90 2007 Z1428145 2007 periodical issue 2007 pg. 65-75, notes 188-190
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