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Published 1 May 1985 in Volume 12 No. 1. Subjects: Australian identity, Lyricism, Mental processes, Place & identity, Self perception.
Cite as: Leer, Martin. ‘At the Edge : Geography and the Imagination in the Work of David Malouf.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 12, no. 1, 1985. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.e9938dde39.
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