A Paperback Canon: The Australian Pocket Library


Details the development and production of the Australian Pocket Library, arguing that scrutiny of the Library allows for 'understanding the evolution of Australian cultural values', and offers 'lessons relevant to the contemporary publication of Australian classics'.

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Published 1 May 2000 in Volume 19 No. 3. Subjects: Australian literary history, Australian literature - Marketing & promotion, Australian literature and writers, Australian publishers, Books, Bookselling, Commonwealth Literary Fund, Effects of war, Printing, Publishing.

Cite as: James, Neil. ‘A Paperback Canon: The Australian Pocket Library.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 19, no. 3, 2000, doi: 10.20314/als.319b6a8dae.