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Australian Classics : 50 great writers and their celebrated works - Jane Gleeson-White

Australian Classics

50 great writers and their celebrated works

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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, Australian Classics is an accessible companion to our literature and a story of writing in Australia from the nineteenth century to the present. ..Australian Classics celebrates many of the country's beloved novels, poems, short stories, children's books and seminal works of non-fiction. It also contains contributions on their favourite Australian books from many distinguished writers and readers, including Helen Garner, Les Murray and Tim Winton...Australian Classics is an impassioned and inspiring feast of the great writing that makes exalted readers of us all and a testament to the wide-ranging and remarkable literature of this continent.

Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood (1826-1915)..Such is Life by Joseph Furphy (1843-1912).. The Sick Stockrider' by Adam Lindsay Gordon (1883-1870)..His Natural Life by Marcus Clarke (1846-1881).. The Chosen Vessel' by Barbara Baynton (1857-1929).. The Man From Snowy River' by Banjo Paterson (1864-1941).. Nationality' by Mary Gilmore (1865-1962).. The Drover's Wife' by Henry Lawson (1867-1922).. Lilith' by Christopher Brennan (1870-1932)..Seven Little Australians by Ethel Turner (1870-1958)..The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson (1870-1946).. The Gentle Water Bird' by John Shaw Neilson (1872-1942)..My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin (1879-1954)..The Magic Pudding by Norman Lindsay (1879-1969)..Coonardoo by Katharine Susannah Prichard (1883-1969)..10 for 66 and all that by Arthur Mailey (1886-1967)..Lucinda Brayford by Martin Boyd (1893-1972)..A Fortunate Life by AB Fac

ISBN: 9781741763171
ISBN-10: 1741763177
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1st November 2007
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Edition Number: 1