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Larissa McLean Davies,
Susan K. Martin
Toward Worlding Settler Texts: Tracking the Uses of Miles Franklin’s My Brilliant Career through the Curriculum

Using Miles Franklin’s My Brilliant Career as its focus, this paper explores the institutional possibilities and constraints of ‘worlding’ settler texts in secondary school and university environments. We argue that the teaching of texts, and those who teach texts in…

19 September 2017
Andrew McCann
Review of Christos Tsiolkas: The Utopian Vision, by Jessica Gildersleeve

Christos Tsiolkas: The Utopian Vision, by Jessica Gildersleeve. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2017. Web US$30.99, PDF US$41.99, E-book US$51.99, Hardback US$104.99.

19 September 2017
Kate Mitchell
Constructing Cosmopolitanism, Promoting Humanitarianism: The Marvellous Melbourne of E.W. Cole in Lisa Lang’s Utopian Man (2010)

Lisa Lang’s award-winning Australian novel Utopian Man (2010) reimagines E.W. Cole and his famous Book Arcade in Melbourne in the last decades of the nineteenth century. Running in its central Melbourne location from 1883-1929, in popular discourses Cole’s Book Arcade…

19 September 2017
Julieanne Lamond

This is the first editorial in the fifty-three year history of ALS that will not pass through the hands of a typesetter. It will not be sent to a printer, nor will it be part of an issue that is…

15 February 2016
Nicole Moore
‘A recognised trouble-maker wherever he goes’: Narrated Surveillance, Redacted Recognition and the International Reach of ASIO’s Cultural Cold War

Lilley is a Communist of many years standing and a recognised trouble-maker wherever he goes.’ So begins the dossier opening the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) file on Australian writer and union organiser Merv Lilley. He was later to become…

1 November 2015