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Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 Populous Places : Australian Cities and Towns
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  • Cities and towns in literature.
  • Dedication: For my mother and father who worked so hard to achieve their dream, a home in the suburbs - the home where I grew up and was happy.
  • Epigraph: 'It's an excess of virtue that has produced suburbia, the desire of man not to be a wanderer on the face of the earth, but to have a kingdom of his own.' -- Bruce Dawe
  • Contents indexed selectively.
  • Content indexing in process.


* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Dangaroo Press , 1992 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction : Changing the Lens of Attention, Anna Rutherford , single work criticism (p. vi-x)
The Puzzle of Governor Phillip's Two Plans, Helen Proudfoot , single work criticism (p. 1-11)
City Limits, Peter Quartermaine , single work criticism (p. 12-18)
Gerrymander : The Place of Suburbia in Australian Fiction, Robin Gerster , single work criticism (p. 19-30)
City and Bush in the Australian Theatre 1922-1988, Gareth Griffiths , single work criticism (p. 31-47)
Views of the Harbour : The Empty City in Contemporary Australian Drama, Peter Fitzpatrick , single work criticism (p. 48-57)
Colonial Poet to City Theorist? Michael Dransfield's Incomplete Evolution, Jennifer Strauss , single work criticism (p. 58-75)
Catherine Helen Spence : City Woman, Helen Thomson , single work criticism (p. 131-141)
Gentlemen and Mechanics : Public Libraries and Reading in Colonial Adelaide, 1836-1884, Carl Bridge , single work criticism (p. 142-152)
The Mechanic and the Artist : Joseph Furphy and John Longstaff as Fellow-Townsmen, John Barnes , single work criticism (p. 153-165)
The Search for a Colonial Metropolis : Martin Boyd and the Myth of the Noble Settler, Frank Davidson , single work criticism (p. 166-175)
Myths of Innocence and Experience, Bruce Bennett , single work criticism (p. 238-253)

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