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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Beginnings of Literature in Colonial Australia
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This chapter traces 'the importation of books, the growth of libraries and literary societies, the beginnings of local publishing and the influence of educational institutions, including mechanics' institutes and universities.'

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    y separately published work icon The Cambridge History of Australian Literature Peter Pierce (editor), Cambridge Port Melbourne : Cambridge University Press , 2009 Z1604759 2009 reference 'The Cambridge History of Australian Literature ... spans Australian literary history from colonial origins, encompassing indigenous and migrant literatures, as well as representations of Asia and the Pacific and the role of literary culture in modern Australian society. Bringing together a distinguished line-up of contributors, this volume explores each of the literary modes in an Australian context, including short story, poetry, children's literature, autobiography and fiction. This book is an essential reference for general readers and specialists alike.' (From the publisher's website.) Cambridge Port Melbourne : Cambridge University Press , 2009 pg. 34-51
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