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Martin looks at Fullerton's attempts to express lesbian desire through the image of the purple Australian native violet. Martin concludes that it is more important to analyse the construction of sexual subjectivity in Fullerton's poems than to worry about Fullerton's own sexuality.

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Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Australian Literature Conference held at The University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 27-30 September 1997
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