Nathanael O'Reilly's Exploring Suburbia: The Suburbs in the Contemporary PDF

By Nathanael O'Reilly

ISBN-10: 1934844942

ISBN-13: 9781934844946

Exploring Suburbia is the 1st book-length research of suburbia in Australian literature; it addresses a long-neglected and under-examined sector inside Australian literature, examining novels by way of a few of Australia's most crucial writers from a brand new viewpoint, as well as analyzing novels formerly overlooked by means of critics. Exploring Suburbia presents new insights and views on fourteen Australian novels, a number of of that are canonical works which have been analyzed commonly via different students. This learn will result in a reassessment of the novels and authors less than dialogue and recommended additional learn into suburbia in Australian literature. It demonstrates that that the authors who've explored suburbia seeing that 1961 have moved Australian literature in a brand new course, clear of the normal specialize in the bush and town, demonstrating that the literal and theoretical area among town and the bush includes the main attention-grabbing and critical engagements with modern Australian society. Authors tested in Exploring Suburbia comprise Patrick White, Peter Carey, Melissa Lucashenko, George Johnston, Tim Winton and David Malouf.

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