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Das, Devaleena

Claiming Space for Australian Women’s Writing

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Sanjukta Dasgupta, Devaleena Das

Part I. Breaking the Silence: Self and Identity

2. Writing Silence: Grieving Mothers and the Literature of War
Ffion Murphy, Richard Nile

3.
Among the Reeds: A Lost Novel of Women’s Emancipation
Susan Sheridan

4. Poetic Rivalry and Silent Love: Lawson’s Muse and Mary the Bard
Devaleena Das

5. Gothic Moods and Colonial Night Guests: Beatrice Grimshaw’s Writings on Fiji
Victoria Reeve

Part II. A Space of Her Own

6. From Miles Franklin to Germaine Greer: Writing as Activism
Sanjukta Dasgupta

7. Kate Grenville’s Transgressive Narratives
Sue Kossew

8. Disparate Visions: The Contested Homefront Worlds of Gwen Harwood, Faith Richmond and Judith Wright (1939–1945)
Raymond Evans

9. Made in Suburbia: Intra-suburban Narratives in Contemporary Australian Women’s Fiction
Belinda Burns

10. “The Inexhaustible Properties of a Lady’s Pen”: The Literary Craft of Georgiana Molloy
Jessica White

Part III. Scripting the Body and Sexuality

11. From Inner Space to Outer Space: Lesbian Writing in Australia
Susan Hawthorne

12. Possibilities from the Peripheries into the Urban Labyrinth: Helen Garner’s Monkey Grip

Nycole Prowse

13. “The Sex Thing Is Strange”: The Queerness of Barbara Hanrahan’s Fiction
Damien Barlow

Part IV. From the Margins: Longing and Belonging

14. Australian Aboriginal Women’s Protest Poetry
Anne Brewster

15. Locating Indigenous Sovereign Spaces: Race and Womanhood in Romaine Moreton’s Poetry
Sibendu Chakraborty

16. Writing the Aboriginal Women’s Auto/Biographical Experience: Jackie Huggins and Jeanine Leane
Ishmeet Kaur

17. On Becoming an Australian: The Journey of Patricia Pengilley
Sanghamitra Dalal

18. Australianness in M. L. Skinner’s Exilic Novels
Ipsita Sengupta

19. Transnation and Feminine Fluidity: New Horizon in the Fiction of Chandani Lokugé
Sharon Rundle

Keywords: Literature, Literary History, Asian Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319504001
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-50399-8

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