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Issue Details: First known date: 1975... 1975 Australian Postwar Novelists : Selected Critical Essays
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The essayists discuss the work of many of Australia's best novelists in the second half of the twentieth century and introduce a representative variety of contemporary criticism.


* Contents derived from the Milton, Milton - Toowong area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:Jacaranda Press , 1975 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Preoccupations and Intentions, Martin Boyd , single work autobiography (p. 14-20)
The Seriousness of Martin Boyd, Leonie Kramer , single work criticism biography (p. 21-41)
Fine Australian Novel, Douglas Stewart , single work review
— Review of The Ridge and the River : A Novel T. A. G. Hungerford , 1952 single work novel ;
(p. 42-46)
From Grime Comes Greatness, John Hepworth , single work criticism (p. 47-51)
A Review of "My Brother Jack", F. H. Mares , extract review
— Review of My Brother Jack : A Novel George Johnston , 1964 single work novel ;
(p. 52-56)
Conscience and Corruption : Thomas Keneally's Three Novels, Laurie Clancy , single work criticism (p. 58-67)
Perspective on Thomas Keneally, Kerin Cantrell , single work criticism biography (p. 68-82)
A Triumph Over Adversity : Comments on Alan Marshall's Writing, Jack Lindsay , single work criticism (p. 84-95)
[Review] Where a Man Belongs : A Novel, Nancy Keesing , single work review
— Review of Where a Man Belongs : A Novel David Martin , 1969 single work novel ;
(p. 97-101)
Letter (to Nancy Keesing), David Martin , single work (p. 102-104)
Amoral Man in Australia, Derek Whitelock , single work review
— Review of Trap : A Novel Peter Mathers , 1966 single work novel ;
(p. 106-108)
Ivan Southall : The Novelist, Anne Bower Ingram , single work criticism (p. 124-128)
Waste Places, Dry Souls : The Novels of Randolph Stow, Jennifer Wightman , single work criticism

'The five novels written by Randolph Stow, namely A Haunted Land (1956), The Bystander (1957), To the Islands (1958), Tourmaline (1963), and The Merry-go-round in the Sea (1965), are analysed for their common theme. The manner in which Stow has, with a progressively subtle style and characterisation, described in all his novels the capacity of man to love even when he is isolated by his surroundings and experiences loneliness, is discussed.'

(p. 130-147)
The Search for Permanence the Novels of Randolph Stow, Geoffrey Dutton , single work (p. 148-163)
My Two Literary Careers, Judah Waten , single work autobiography (p. 172-181)
'The Solid Mandala' : Two Notes : A Note on Some Recurrent Images, Thelma Herring , single work criticism (p. 203-207)
A Review of "The Vivisector", John Thompson , single work criticism (p. 208-210)

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