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Published 1 May 1990 in Volume 14 No. 3. Subjects: Australian war literature, Narrative techniques, Plot, War literature, World War I.
Cite as: Wieland, James. ‘Arthur and Emily: A Note on a World War I Novel.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 14, no. 3, 1990. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.0ce7ebafdc.
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