Australian Classics: 50 Great Writers and Their Celebrated Works

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Shirley Hazzard, Tim Winton, Peter Carey, Kate Grenville, Thomas Keneally, David Malouf, Christina Stead, and 43 other remarkable writers represent some of the best literature of a continent What are the classic works of Australian literature, and what can they tell us about Australia as a place and a culture? An accessible companion to Australian literature and a story of writing in Australia from the 19th century to the present, this work celebrates many of the country's beloved novels, poems, short stories, children's books, and seminal works of non-fiction. It also contains contributions from many distinguished writers and readers, including Helen Garner, Les Murray, and Tim Wintonon, on their favorite Australian books. An impassioned and inspiring feast of great writing, this anthology is a testament to the wide-ranging and remarkable literature of this continent.

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Jane Gleeson-White is a freelance book editor, reviewer, and the author of Classics.

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"Easy and engaging to read. . . . A godsend for teachers and for international visitors with a literary bent. . . . A genuinely broad and inclusive list of Australian literary texts of all kinds."  —Australian

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