Australasian Literature Products

  • Mediating Literary Borders: Asian Australian Writing

    Edited by Janet Wilson, Chandani Lokuge

    Engaging with Asian Australian writing, this book focuses on an influential area of cultural production defined by its ethnic diversity and stylistic innovativeness. In addressing the demanding new transnational and transcultural critical frameworks of such syncretic writing, the contributors…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge

  • The Literature of Remembering

    Tracing the Limits of Memoir

    Edited by Bunty Avieson, Fiona Giles, Sue Joseph

    The argument has been made that memoir reflects and augments the narcissistic tendencies of our neo-liberal age. The Literature of Remembering: Tracing the Limits of Memoir challenges and dismantles that assumption. Focusing on the history, theory and practice of memoir writing, editors Bunty…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Questions of Authority

    Italian and Australian Travel Narratives of the Long Nineteenth Century

    By Laura Olcelli

    Questions of Authority investigates Italian–Australian literary travel exchanges throughout the long nineteenth century. The 1800s witnessed major transformations in Australian overseas travel: it gradually evolved from a replica of the Continental Grand Tour of the British to a more idiosyncratic…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene

    More-than-human encounters

    By Kate Wright

    Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene offers a new perspective on international environmental scholarship, focusing on the emotional and affective connections between human and nonhuman lives to reveal fresh connections between global issues of climate change, species extinction and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Utopianism in Postcolonial Literatures

    By Bill Ashcroft

    Postcolonial Studies is more often found looking back at the past, but in this brand new book, Bill Ashcroft looks to the future and the irrepressible demands of utopia. The concept of utopia – whether playful satire or a serious proposal for an ideal community – is examined in relation to the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Travel Writing from Black Australia

    Utopia, Melancholia, and Aboriginality

    By Robert Clarke

    Over the past thirty years the Australian travel experience has been ‘Aboriginalized’. Aboriginality has been appropriated to furnish the Australian nation with a unique and identifiable tourist brand. This is deeply ironic given the realities of life for many Aboriginal people in Australian…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

  • Domestic Fiction in Colonial Australia and New Zealand

    By Tamara S Wagner

    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 Woman.…

    Hardback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge
    Gender and Genre

  • Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law

    The Legacy of Modernism

    By Desmond Manderson

    Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law -The Legacy of Modernism addresses the legacy of contemporary critiques of language for the concept of the rule of law. Between those who care about the rule of law and those who are interested in contemporary legal theory, there has been a dialogue of the deaf,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Pacific Writing

    Representations of the Body

    By Michelle Keown

    This groundbreaking interdisciplinary study focuses on the representation of the body in the work of eight of Polynesia's most significant contemporary writers. Drawing on anthropology, psychoanalysis, philosophy, history and medicine, Postcolonial Pacific Writing develops an innovative…

    Paperback – 2009-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Women and Empire, 1750–1939

    Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism

    Edited by Susan K. Martin, Caroline Daley, Elizabeth Dimock, Cheryl Cassidy, Cecily Devereux

    Women and Empire, 1750–1939: Primary Sources on Gender and Anglo-Imperialism functions to extend significantly the range of the History of Feminism series (co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse), bringing together the histories of British and American women’s emancipation, represented in…

    Hardback – 2009-01-26
    Routledge
    History of Feminism

  • Decolonizing Cultures in the Pacific

    Reading History and Trauma in Contemporary Fiction

    By Susan Y. Najita

    In Decolonizing Cultures in the Pacific, Susan Y. Najita proposes that the traumatic history of contact and colonization has become a crucial means by which indigenous peoples of Oceania are reclaiming their cultures, languages, ways of knowing, and political independence. In particular, she…

    Paperback – 2008-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Text, Theory, Space

    Land, Literature and History in South Africa and Australia

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Liz Gunner, Sarah Nuttall

    Text, Theory, Space is a landmark in post-colonial criticism and theory. Focusing on two white settler societies, South Africa and Australia, the contributors investigate the meaning of 'the South' as an aesthetic, political, geographical and cultural space. Drawing upon a wide range of disciplines…

    Paperback – 1996-09-12
    Routledge

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