2002, English, Book edition: Australian short fiction : a history / Bruce Bennett. Bennett, Bruce, 1941-2012.

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Australian short fiction : a history / Bruce Bennett
 
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Physical Description
  • xix, 379 p. ; 20 cm.
Published
  • St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2002.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Australian short fiction : a history /​ Bruce Bennett.
Author
  • Bennett, Bruce, 1941-2012.
Other Authors
  • Brissenden collection.
Published
  • St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2002.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • xix, 379 p. ; 20 cm.
Series
Subjects
Target Audience
  • General
Summary
  • In this first extended study of Australian short fiction, Bruce Bennett adopts Christina Stead's metaphor of an ocean of story to suggest the universality of story-telling and the marks it leaves for posterity. Bennett's study stresses the range and depth of the short prose narrative in Australia.
Contents
  • 1. Oceans of Story
  • 2. Unquiet Spirits: 1825-1880
  • Sketches of Colonial Life
  • Women and Romance Conventions: Tasma, Ellen Chads
  • 3. "A Masculine Ascendancy"? The 1880s and 1890s
  • A Bulletin Context Reconsidered
  • Bulletin Men: Price Warung, Ernest Favenc, Louis Becke
  • The Lawson Case
  • 4. Alternative Traditions: 1880-1930
  • Women's Stories: Louisa Lawson, Rosa Praed, Ada Cambridge, Louise Mack
  • Dissident Voices: Barbara Baynton and Dulcie Deamer
  • Domesticating the Land: Steele Rudd
  • Immigrant Settlers: Nathan Spielvogel and Paul Wenz
  • Travellers: Hume Nisbet and E. L. Grant Watson
  • War Stories: Before and After ANZAC
  • 5. Local Loyalties and Modernist Impulses: 1930-1950
  • Legendary Tales: David Unaipon
  • Romantic and Revolutionary: Katharine Susannah Prichard
  • The Art of the Short Story: Vance Palmer
  • Goodbye to Romance: Marjorie Barnard, Christina Stead, Henry Handel Richardson
  • Men Again: Xavier Herbert, Gavin Casey, Frank Dalby Davison, Alan Marshall
  • 6. Politics, Location and Storytelling: 1950-1970
  • "Realists" of the Left: Frank Hardy, John Morrison, Judah Waten
  • Migration Tales: Herz Bergner, David Martin, E. O. Schlunke, Mena Abdullah
  • Regionalism and Beyond: Peter Cowan and Hal Porter
  • Fixing Place and Time: David Campbell, Don Charlwood, Judith Wright, Alexandra Hasluck, Henrietta Drake-Brockman
  • Contending Styles: Patrick White, Shirley Hazzard, Ethel Anderson, Dal Stivens
  • 7. Days of Wine, Rage and "The Little Dance": The 1970s
  • Frank Moorhouse: Chronicler and Storyteller
  • Balmain Bodies: Michael Wilding, Vicki Viidikas
  • Peter Carey: Fabulator Extraordinary
  • A Melbourne Base: Morris Lurie, Barry Oakley, Laurie Clancy, Kris Hemensley
  • From the Regions: Thea Astley, Olga Masters, Elizabeth Jolley
  • The Lying Art: Glenda Adams and Murray Bail
  • 8. Home and Away: 1980-2000
  • Suburban Dreamweavers: "Seven Writers", Marion Halligan, Barbara Hanrahan, Carmel Bird
  • Rejuvenators of Realism: Helen Garner, David Malouf
  • Ironic Truthtellers: Robert Drewe, Peter Goldsworthy
  • Migrant Spirits: Lily Brett, Janette Turner Hospital, Beverley Farmer, Victor Kelleher
  • Placemakers: Tim Winton, Gillian Mears
  • 9. States of the Art
  • Preoccupations and Challenges
  • Black Writing
  • Travel, Journeys
  • Crime
  • Science Fiction
  • 10. Afterword.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Bibliography: p. 345-359.
  • Donation. ANU COOP 20120212 Brissenden collection, ANU Library.
  • Signed by author 1 copy.
Other Form
  • Online version Bennett, Bruce, 1941- Australian short fiction. St. Lucia, Qld., Australia : University of Queensland Press, 2002
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 0702233013 (pbk.)
Dewey Number
  • A823.0109
  • 823/​.0109994
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