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Australian Gay and Lesbian Writing - An Anthology

By: Robert Dessaix [Editor]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 249753

ISBN: 0195534573

Condition: Very Good Condition


In this landmark collection of Australian writing spanning well over a century, an Australia emerges which is radically different from the cliched land of bronzed lifeguards and long-suffering sheepfarmers' wives. Robert Dessaix's anthology reflects the diversity, non-conformity, and ambiguity that have always been features of Australian society. An anthology of gay themes, rather than gay writers, it includes works by most of the country's celebrated authors, including Patrick White, Thea Astley, David Malouf, Elizabeth Jolley, Frank Moorhouse, and Helen Garner, along with a number of newer w... View more info