Impossible Literary Histories


‘The extent to which a notional Australia is at stake in new ventures in Australian literary history is … a timely and productive question. These three new titles present quite varied versions of both literary history and any proffered “Australia”, reflecting at once the current state of the field and the impulses galvanising literary endeavour in different quarters’ (p.50-51).

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Published 1 October 2010 in Volume 25 No. 3. Subjects: Australian literary history, Critical theories & approaches, Empiricism.

Cite as: Moore, Nicole. ‘Impossible Literary Histories.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 25, no. 3, 2010, doi: 10.20314/als.0a57ffa3e6.