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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 An Essay on B. S. Johnson : Brian Castro's Drift
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'The main character of Brian Castro's fifth novel, Drift (1994), is a fictional double of British experimental novelist Bryan Stanley Johnson (1933-1973). The latter's presence in the novel, visible through Castro's exploration of Johnson's literary ideas, poses the question of the novel's relation to the essay. Drift can be regarded as a reflection on B. S. Johnson's literary ideas and on Tasmanian Aborigines by way of B. S. Johnson.' (34)

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    y separately published work icon Commonwealth vol. 32 no. 1 Autumn 2009 Z1691452 2009 periodical issue 2009 pg. 34-44
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  • Drift Brian Castro , 1994 single work novel
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