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Issue Details: First known date: 1976... 1976 "Such is Life" and the Observant Reader
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Barnes examines the role of the reader in Such is Life, arguing that Furphy intended the reader would assume part of the responsibility normally carried by the narrator. By discovering the inadequacies of the narrator as interpreter, the reader experiences directly the problem of making sense of what happens in life.

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