Australia: The New New World

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Ian Jack
Granta, 2000 - Australia - 352 pages
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"This issue of ""Granta"" celebrates Australian writing and examines a country which is forging a strong new identity. The contributors include Peter Carey, Thomas Keneally, Les Murray, Tim Winton, Frank Moorhouse, Howard Jacobson, Robyn Davidson, Murray Bail, Paul Toohey, Georgia Blain and Peter Conrad."

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Contents

Peter Carey TRUE IHSTORY OF
69
Les Murray THE NEW HIEROGLYPHICS
101
Ben Rice POBBY AND DINGAN
133
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Ian Jack is professor of English literature at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, a position he has held since 1976. He was born in 1923 in Edinburgh, Scotland, and graduated from the University of Edinburgh with first class honors in 1946. In 1949, he received a D.Phil. from Merton College, Oxford University. His studies of English literature include Augustan Satire: Intention and Idiom in English Poetry, 1660-1750; The Poet and his Audience; and The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.

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