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Published 1 May 1989 in Volume 14 No. 1. Subjects: Literary portrayal, Literary techniques, structures & modes, Writer's recognition & popularity.
Cite as: Heseltine, Harry Payne. ‘An Imaginary Life : The Dimensions of Self.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 14, no. 1, 1989. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.3bafda9f83.
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