The Oxford Book of Australian Essays

The Oxford Book of Australian Essays

by Imre Salusinszky
     
 

This is the first historical anthology of Australian essays. Imre Salusinszky, having examined hundreds of monographs, magazines and newspapers, has collected sixty-one essays published since the first white settlement in Australia. The writers featured include Helen Garner, Robert Dessaix, Charmian Clift, Germaine Greer, Clive James, David Malouf, Les Murray, and

Overview

This is the first historical anthology of Australian essays. Imre Salusinszky, having examined hundreds of monographs, magazines and newspapers, has collected sixty-one essays published since the first white settlement in Australia. The writers featured include Helen Garner, Robert Dessaix, Charmian Clift, Germaine Greer, Clive James, David Malouf, Les Murray, and Patrick White.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Although 'Oxford books' are coming out on every subject nowadays...few of them attain the splendor of this collection....A fascinating look at a diverse continent."—Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195537390
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Series:
Oxford Books of Prose Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Imre Salusinszky is Associate Professor in English at the University of Newcastle. His books include Criticism in Society: Interviews with Gerald Murnane.

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