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    AustLit publishes original work by researchers in all aspects of Australian story-telling and print culture.


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  • Australian Media Research

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      A Companion to the Australian Media

    • Gif via Random Nerds
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      Media Archives Project Database

    • Illustrated Aust. News, 21 Dec. 1881, p.237
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      Aust. Colonial Narrative Journalism

    • Dorothy Crawford (via the NLA)
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      The Writer in Australian TV History

    • Various news headers (via Trove)
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      Colonial Newspapers and Magazines

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      Australian Newspaper Reviews of 1930

    • Detail of 'Art in Australia' cover, March 1925
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      Aust. Magazines of the 20th Century

    • Clara Bow in 'Wings' (1927) (via Giphy)
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      Silent Film in Australian Newspapers

  • Belonging and Leaving, Place and Space

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      Blackwords

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      Surfing in Australian Lit.

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      Contemporary Settler Literature

    • 석지 채용신 학자 초상 (Portrait of a Scholar), Seokji, 1924
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      Literary Responses to Asia

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      Australian Multicultural Writers

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      Asylum Seeker Narratives

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      Reverse Diaspora

  • BlackWords

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      BlackWords

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      Teaching with BlackWords

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      BlackWords Interviews : Anita Heiss

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      Literature (H)as Power: Interviews

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      BlackWords Information Trails

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      Courting Blakness

    • Tragowel Swamp near Echuca, Victoria. (CSIRO)
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      Growing up Indigenous

  • Children's and Young Adult Fiction

    • Winifred Law's 'Rangers of the Universe'.
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      Children's Literature Digital Resource

    • Disney ed. of Carole Wilkinson's 'Dragon Moon'
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      Asian-Australian Children's Lit.

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      The Picture Book Diet

    • John Gould's Mammals of Australia
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      Children's Literature and the Environment

    • From 'My Girragundji' (Boori Pryor/Meme McDonald)
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      BlackWords and Children's Lit.

    • Photograph by Dariusz Sankowski (Pixabay)
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      Victorian Readers

    • Section of Ethel Turner's 'John of Daunt'.
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      WWI Stories for Younger Readers

    • John William Waterhouse, 'The Tempest' (1916)
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      Shakespeare for Australian Young Adults

  • Digital Humanities

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      The Joseph Furphy Archive

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      Late 20th-Century Anthologies

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      Aust. Lit. in the 'Translation Zone'

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      Reading by Numbers

  • AustLit Interns and Scholarship Holders

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      Young Adult Fiction of Oceania

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      The Manuscripts of Dorothy Blewett

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      Dramatic Spaces of Oriel Grey

    • Russian poster of refugees, 1915 (Wikimedia Commons)
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      It Has Happened Before

  • Print Culture and Archives

    • Cover of 'Hotel Wife' (banned 1958-1963)
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      Banned in Australia

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      The Joseph Furphy Archive

    • State Library of Queensland (via Flickr)
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      Colonial Newspapers & Magazines

    • Mitchell Library, 1911-1912 (Via SLNSW)
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      Treasures of the Mitchell Library

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      Australian Newspaper Reviews of 1930

    • Detail of 'Art in Australia' cover, March 1925
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      Aust. Magazines of the 20th Century

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      Reading Australia

  • Popular Fiction

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      Speculations

    • Edmund Leighton, 'The Shadow' (Wikimedia Commons)
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      Australian Popular Medievalism

    • Images from AustLit's pulp collection
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      Pulp Fiction

    • Interrogation of Ashala Wolf (courtesy of publisher)
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      Diversity in Australian Spec. Fic.

    • Amy Johnson, Bell Mullins, Bessie Coleman
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      Beyond Goggles and Corsets

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      Roll for Initiative

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      Australian Pulp Westerns

  • Reading and Literary Culture

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      Aust. Newspaper Reviews of 1930

    • State Library of Queensland (via Flickr)
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      Colonial Newspapers and Magazines

    • Detail of 'Art in Australia' cover, March 1925
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      Aust. Magazines of the 20th Century

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      Reading Australia

  • Regional Literature

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      South Australian Women Writers

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      Western Australian Literature

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      Literature of Tasmania

    • Kakadu (Frans-Banja Mulder, via Wikimedia Commons)
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      Northern Territory Writers

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      North Western Australian Literature

    • Lake Eachan, Far North Queensland (by descon7)
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      Writers of Tropical Queensland

  • Stage and Screen

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      Australian Drama Archive

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      Australian Popular Theatre

    • Eadweard Muybridge (via Wikimedia Commons)
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      ScreenLit

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      Players: Australian Actors

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      Australians and Adaptation (1900-2014)

    • Dorothy Crawford (via the NLA)
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      The Writer in Australian TV History

    • Via Random Nerds
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      Media Archives Project Database

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      A Companion to the Australian Media

    • Courtesy of the family of George Jennings
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      World War I on Stage and Screen

    • Clara Bow in 'Wings' (1927)
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      Silent Film in Australian Newspapers

    • Middar Noongar Dance Group, Perth (Wikimedia Commons)
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      Noongar Theatre and Film

  • Social, Cultural, and Personal Impacts

    • The Thin Red Line, Harold H. Piffard, 1917
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      World War I in Australian Literary Culture

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      Trauma Texts

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      Asylum Seeker Narratives

    • Bringing Them Home report (Heidi Smith image)
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      The Stolen Generations

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      Convict Narratives

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      Writing Disability in Australia

    • When the boys come home, WWI postcard, SLV
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      Parasols and Prosthetic Limbs

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