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Allegories of the Anthropocene

by Elizabeth M. DeLoughrey

<p>In <em>Allegories of the Anthropocene</em> Elizabeth M. DeLoughrey traces how indigenous and postcolonial peoples in the Caribbean and Pacific Islands grapple with the enormity of colonialism and anthropogenic climate change through art, ...

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Australian Classics

50 great writers and their celebrated works

by Jane Gleeson-White

<p>What are the classic works of Australian literature? And what can they tell us about ourselves and the land we live in? Providing a selected overview of Australia's greatest literature, <em>Australian Classics</em> is an accessible companion ...

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Bird North and Other Stories

by Breton Dukes

<p>The vignettes in these fresh, searing short stories, closely examine the complex male life. From a predatory act during a cross-country run in Fiordland to a doomed diving trip off Wellington's south coast, this collection combines emotional ...

ISBN: 9780864737571

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Corporeal Archipelagos

Writing the Body in Francophone Oceanian Women’s Literature

by Julia Frengs

<p><em>Corporeal Archipelagos: Writing the Body in Francophone Oceanian Women’s Literature</em> offers an examination of contemporary literature from the French-speaking Oceanian region through a focus on four of its most prolific women writers ...

ISBN: 9781498542302

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Desert Writing: Stories from country

by White, Terri-ann

In September 2013, just before the weather turned even more intense, a group of intrepid writers made their way to three Australian desert settings to work with groups and individuals wishing to write. Both Aboriginal people with a profound ...

ISBN: 9781742588322

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Domestic Fiction in Colonial Australia and New Zealand

by Tamara S Wagner

<p>Colonial domestic literature has been largely overlooked and is due for a reassessment. This essay collection explores attitudes to colonialism, imperialism and race, as well as important developments in girlhood and the concept of the New ...

ISBN: 9781317317401

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Dora's Curse and Other Stories

by David Beard

<p>David Beard has been drawn to short fiction throughout his very literary life.<br /> With <em>Dora’s Curse and Other Stories</em> he pulls together a collection of over<br /> a dozen of his favourites.</p> <p>In the cover story, a tribute ...

ISBN: 9780992004361

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Finding Eliza

Power and Colonial Storytelling

by Larissa Behrendt

<p>A vital Aboriginal perspective on colonial storytelling Indigenous lawyer and writer Larissa Behrendt has long been fascinated by the story of Eliza Fraser, who was purportedly captured by the local Butchulla people after she was shipwrecked ...

ISBN: 9780702256318

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Finding Meaning

Kaona and Contemporary Hawaiian Literature

by Brandy Nalani McDougall

<p><strong>Winner of the Native American Literature Symposium's Beatrice Medicine Award for Published Monograph</strong></p> <p>In this first extensive study of contemporary Hawaiian literature, Brandy Nalani McDougall examines a vibrant ...

ISBN: 9780816533855

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For a Bottle of Beenleigh Rum: Short Stories and Poems

by Robert Menzies

<p>This is a book of stories and poems about people.<br />The author has put together forty years of observations of children, adolescents and adults in situations of love, hate, obsession, conflict, harmony and disharmony - observations that ...

ISBN: 9781311668608

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Gender, Madness, and Colonial Paranoia in Australian Literature

Australian Psychoses

by Laura Deane

<p>This book offers an original and compelling analysis of women’s madness, gender and the Australian family. Taking up Anne McClintock’s call for critical works that psychoanalyze colonialism, this radical re-assessment of novels by Christina ...

ISBN: 9781498547338

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Great Australian Horse Stories

by Anne Crawford

<i>Great Australian Horse Stories</i> brings to life the exploits--funny, poignant and sometimes dramatic--of horses from all over the nation. Outback legends, loyal carthorses, spectacular high jumpers and trusty stock horses. Among them ...

ISBN: 9781743434086

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Green Pearl Odyssey

by Reilly Ridgell

<p>The story, set in the mid-1980s, follows a former Peace Corps Volunteer who kills a mobster's son in revenge for the killing of his wife and brother, then runs to the islands of Micronesia to avoid the mobster's hired killers. The culture and

ISBN: 9784902837254

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Heartland

by John Holland

<p>Heartland is a collection of four novellas connected by the theme of life in the Australian outback. This collection includes:</p> <p>Somewhere Far from Iris</p> <p>Clinically depressed Shane Morris is trying to learn how to cope with his ...

ISBN: 9781311925015

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Hope at Sea

Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature

by Teresa Shewry

<DIV><P>As far back as Thomas More’s <I>Utopia</I> and Francis Bacon’s <I>New Atlantis</I>, the Pacific Ocean has inspired literary creations of promising worlds. <I>Hope at Sea</I> asks how literary writers have more recently conceived the ...

ISBN: 9781452945132

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Imagined Landscapes

Geovisualizing Australian Spatial Narratives

by Peta Mitchell, Jane Stadler & Stephen Carleton

<p>Imagined Landscapes teams geocritical analysis with digital visualization techniques to map and interrogate films, novels, and plays in which space and place figure prominently. Drawing upon A Cultural Atlas of Australia, a database-driven ...

ISBN: 9780253018496

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Kimberley Stories

by Sandy Toussaint

<p>A journey of discovery into one of Australia’s most intriguing and exotic regions, the Kimberley, this anthology features both artwork and writing. It includes contributions from talents such as Kate Auty, Peter Bibby, Lesley Corbett, Steve ...

ISBN: 9781921888892

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Landfall 228: Aotearoa New Zealand Arts and Letters

by Eggleton, David

<div>Offering darting wordplay, erudite exploration of culture and literature, and lots of imaginative and critical writing from notable practitioners and new talent, <I>Landfall 228</I> contains a carousel of exuberant poets, a bureau of ...

ISBN: 9781927322437

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Landfall 229: Aotearoa New Zealand Arts and Letters

by Eggleton, David

<div>Still at the very center of local culture, New Zealand&rsquo;s liveliest and most important literary magazine returns in 2015 with <I>Landfall 229</I>, showcasing the best of the country&rsquo;s contemporary writing across a breadth of ...

ISBN: 9781927322420

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Let's Explore the Australian Outback: Australia Travel Guide for Kids

by Professor, Baby

The great Australian Outback has been the popular theme used in several movies and stories. The wide expanse of land features peoples and animals that are truly fascinated. Open the pages of this picture book to learn about quick facts that ...

ISBN: 9781682128909

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