Review of The Portrayal of Women in the Fiction of Henry Handel Richardson, Gender. Politics and Fiction. Twentieth Century Australian Women's Novels, Dictionary of the Australian Theatre. 1788-1914, Henry Handel Richardson: a Critical Study

Between them, these four books indicate something of the present widening range of Australian literary studies. Our writers, especially our novelists, are attracting increasing attention overseas. An American Association for Australian Literary Studies has just been established, joining others already underway in Britain and Europe. Increasingly, then, we may expect 'foreign" studies of some of our better-known writers, such as Henry Handel Richardson. At home, critics and scholars are at last beginning to explore some of the less well-mapped regions.

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Published 1 October 1986 in Volume 12 No. 4. Subjects: Australian women writers, Gender - Literary portrayal, Henry Handel Richardson .

Cite as: Webby, Elizabeth. ‘Review of The Portrayal of Women in the Fiction of Henry Handel Richardson, Gender. Politics and Fiction. Twentieth Century Australian Women's Novels, Dictionary of the Australian Theatre. 1788-1914, Henry Handel Richardson: a Critical Study.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 12, no. 4, 1986. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.8df2094b6f.